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Windows 7: Battery Not charging even though windows says it is..

24 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7!!!
 
 
Battery Not charging even though windows says it is..



ok well ive had this red cross icon over my battery for the last few months since i upgrade to windows 7 which i see a lot of people have had this problem too. but today my battery has stoped charging even though windows is telling me its charging.. if i take the power cord out it turns off instantly. can anyone else and has anyone had this problem.

i have a Dell Inspiron 1501 with windows 7 installed.

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25 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

Contact Dell your battery is dead or faulty.
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25 Mar 2010   #3

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

Take a look at this thread maybe; folks gave me some really useful advice (although prob is not identical to yours) and some excellent inter-related threads (2nd below).
Brand new W7 laptop but battery lasts less than hour!

Stupid Stupid Laptop Battery
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25 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7!!!
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by manhunter2826 View Post
Take a look at this thread maybe; folks gave me some really useful advice (although prob is not identical to yours) and some excellent inter-related threads (2nd below).
Brand new W7 laptop but battery lasts less than hour!

Stupid Stupid Laptop Battery
thanks for that pal but could really help me.. and i dont see why it could be my battery which is died.. all off these problems have come since ive upgraded to windows 7
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25 Mar 2010   #5

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).
 
 

Sorry I could not be of any more help, indeed many folk have complained about erroneous battery life with Windows 7. Another kind member posted this a few days ago. Be forewarned - it's a long and detailed read.
Engineering Windows 7 : Windows 7 Battery Notification Messages
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25 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Hartley001 View Post
but today my battery has stoped charging even though windows is telling me its charging
Hi.

Do you run the laptop on battery everyday?
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25 Mar 2010   #7

Windows 7!!!
 
 

most days yes..
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