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Battery detected but not charging (remains 0%)

I've recently bought a new, 6600 mAh battery for my Acer Aspire One Netbook (AOA110, ZG5 Model) that refuses to charge. My adapter will charge the old battery (although it only lasts 10 minutes), so ...
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solar cells charging netbook [duplicate]

I want to see if I can charge my netbook with solar panels. With 16 smalls solar panels(they are from Westinghouse Turbo Rocket Solar Path Light with a 1.2v 150mAh a piece) the voltage and amps come ...
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Battery shows 100% charged but netbook does not work without AC adapter

How can I test if the battery is connected internally to my netbook or if it is working? Is it possible that the battery has been disabled by a software setting? The battery shows 100% charged, but ...
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Difference between batteries for Acer Laptops?

My girlfriend's Acer Aspire One battery is no longer working, and I am trying to find a replacement for her online. Her exact model is Acer Aspire One 533-23Dww. However, I have not been able to ...
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My laptop's battery is 46% worn - what can I do?

I've got an Asus Eee 1005PE "netbook" laptop with a 6-cell battery. The usage pattern has always been to let it drain down to 10-40% capacity and then let it recharge during the night. I realize ...
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Acer D250 netbook battery won't charge

The icon says the battery is 0%, plugged in, charging. Is in fact not charging. Tried a new battery, a new charger cord, updating BIOS, and downpowering and replugging the battery in repeated times. ...
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Aspire One battery compatibility

I'm definitely unsatisfied with battery life in my Acer Aspire One D270. Probably buying an extended battery would be completely satisfactory, and I have a semi-local vendor who has some definitely ...
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Using Ubuntu, how come the screen saver is a black screen when running on the battery?

I have an F-spot screen saver made and selected to run after a time period of inactivity. When the AC is connected, the screen saver runs after the select time, but when running on battery the blank ...
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My netbook battery won't charge (0%) how can I detect what's faulty?

I have read here and there on superuser and it looks like I could have: Faulty recharge circuitry Faulty battery Faulty power adapter How can I be sure to change the right part? The netbook is an ...
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Acer Aspire One D255 — can I use a battery from a D250?

Does anyone know if a 6 cell battery from an Acer One D250 will fit in my D255?
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What are the best practices for disk spindown on a Netbook running on Ubuntu 10.04?

I have a Netbook (Samsung N210) running Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Edition. Generally, I'm very happy with it. However, I'm not getting quite as much battery life out of it as I expected based on the ...
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Why doesn't my new laptop estimate how much longer it can run on battery power?

Why doesn't my HP Mini 210 netbook display an estimate of the amount of time it can run on battery power? My only previous laptop (an old Dell Latitude D600) could do this. I downgraded the HP from ...
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Optimizing battery life on Acer Aspire One netbook

I have a Acer Aspire One AOA 150 with Windows Xp Home and Windows 7 Pro with a 3 cell battery. What are the techniques for improving battery life in both Windows7 and Xp ?
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Asus EEE PC 1005HA battery not being detected

My EEE PC's battery is not being detected since this morning. The battery indicator doesn't turn on, Power Options in Windows doesn't detect a battery either. Apart from removing the battery and ...
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battery meter problem with Windows 7

I am running Windows 7 Ultimate RTM on an ASUS N10E notebook. The native driver detection went very well, except for the fact that it does not recognize the state of the battery charge. The tray icon ...