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Laptop doesn't turn on after unusual sudden black screen

I was using my laptop (without my charger, with battery at 72%). I decided to plug in my charger as the task I was doing would drain my battery lower (3D Modeling in Blender), as soon as I plugged in ...
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Charger won't work with my device, but to my understanding it should work?

Is this supposed to work? Charger Input: 100-240V 0.6A 50-60Hz Output: 5V=3A/9V=2.22A Device 5V-2A 10W
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Do the PPS fast charging and USB PD standards only specify USB-C cables?

I'm shopping for a USB charger: I am trying to buy a USB charger that supports the PPS fast charging and USB PD standards, however all such the USB chargers I could find so far have a USB-C output and ...
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Why does this PD 3.0 charger no longer switch to 20V 3A (60W) PD 3.0 after charging the smartphone at 9V 3A (18W)?

This Amazon Basics USB C charger was able to use 20V 3A (60W) PD 3.0 to charge a laptop Lenovo Flex 5. However, after charging the smartphone through the 20V 3A (60W) port at 9V 3A (18W), it "...
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HP Notebook - Not Charging the Battery when is Power on

i have a problem with my HP DK-0051NL. When is power on i can't charge the battery, the charging led come "white" but the pc work on battery. When is power off the battery correctly charging ...
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Charger turns off when laptop have battery in it

My E6430 laptop works fine with only charger or only battery. But when I plug charger after inserting the battery the charger turns OFF. But my laptop stay ON on battery. So, I cannot charge my ...
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Why is my charger not staying plugged in?

I have an MSI Gaming Laptop and today when I plugged it into the charger, the charger just slid right out. I don't know if the problem is with the charger itself or with the port on my computer. What ...
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Does the “Apple World Travel Kit” support charging a MacBook Pro 13 in India?

I bought a MacBook Pro 13 (Thunderbolt 4 with Intel i5) from the US. I want to charge it in India so I want to confirm whether Apple World Travel Kit contains an adapter for India or not? Because its ...
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Can I use a 12v 1 amp notebook charger on a 12v 0.15amps fan? [duplicate]

I got a fan from a dead psu, it is rated at 12v 0.15amps, is there a problem if I use a 12v 1 amp notebook charger? Will it blow up?
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i used my hp 840 g7 docking station charger by accident for less than half hour. will this damage my laptop

i accidentally used docking station charger for my hp laptop (840 g7) for less than half hour. I don't know how much more power the docking station charger has but will this damage my system?
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My computer is not turning on [closed]

I'm not sure I'm on the right site, but I really need help. I got today a laptop dell core i7 10th generation. I put it on charger. At first it was charging normally. I went away for a few hours, and ...
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Is it possible to charge a laptop via a USB-C-to-DC adapter plug?

I own a Acer laptop from 2017, which came with a brick-sized 19V/3,42A power supply that's connected via a 5.5/2.5mm DC plug. Although the laptop features a USB-C port, it unfortunately doesn't ...
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Does a USB-C Power Delivery splitter exist?

Does a USB-C Power Delivery splitter exist? I’m considering purchasing an Apple 96W USB-C charger, which could Fast-Charge 2-3 devices at one time with that amount of power. The only downside is that ...
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Laptop CPU runs unnecessarily fast when charging

When I connect the charger to my laptop it immediately jumps to around 4GHz on all 4 cores, sometimes even 4,7 GHz. It also draws around 40 watts, settling to around 25 after a while, instead of below ...
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I spilled coffee on my Lenovo laptop's keyboard. What can I do?

I spilled coffee on my Lenovo laptop's keyboard. I turned it off and placed it upside down immediately. After 2 hours of blowing it with a hairdryer and opening it to check if the coffee went through ...
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Charging a laptop with usb c charger but it does not support it will damage the port?

So there is a reverse charging thing built into smartphones nowadays.I connected my phone to the usb port of my laptop and my laptop said charging is not supported from this port and I saw that ...
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Lenovo t430 Compatibility

Is a Lenovo t420 charger compatible with a t430 laptop? My t430 charger broke and I had to order a new one, but I accidently ordered a charger for the t420 laptop. Will it be compatible?
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Charger keeps disconnecting - Windows issue?

My Hp laptop charger keeps disconnecting and reconnecting. After 20 secs, it disconnects, and 5 secs later, it reconnects. I've noticed this behavior only when laptop is turned on. Here's what I tried:...
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Howto repair broken USB-C Power Delivery cable?

tl;dr: What are the requirements for a PD capable USB-C cable and plug? As the USB-C plug/jack of my Dell charger is mechanically broken, I want to replace it. So far, my naive attempt to simply ...
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How to convert 7.4mm x 5.0mm DC jack to USB Type C?

Yesterday my Macbook pro (USB Type C) charger stopped working. As we are in lockdown I am unable to buy a new one. What I tried-: I have a 7.4mm x 5.0 mm HP laptop charger. I cut a USB 2 to Type C ...
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Why USB-C Power Delivery charger and USB-IF cable is not charging the phone? [closed]

I have a USB-C charger with Power Delivery specification (it can charge 5/9/12/15V==3A and 20V==4.35A). Not sure if this is Power Delivery 2.0 or 3.0. I'm using a USB-IF Certified cable, up to 100W (...
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Different voltage on laptop charger [duplicate]

i just lost my original laptop adapter 20v 7.5A , and the only one i could find that is not expensive enough is the laptop charger for a laptop type that is above my laptop which has 19.5V 9.23A the ...
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Laptop charger 19V 6.32A 120W Adapter as replacement for 20V 7.5A 150W [duplicate]

Is it safe to use 19V 6.32A 120W Laptop Charger / Adapter , because I lost my 20V 7.5A 150W adapter and the only one I could find locally is the 19V 6.32A 120W , currently using the laptop for Gaming ...
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Charger laptop disconnect after few minutes when laptop connect with monitor via HDMI

I just bought new LG monitor of 24 inch. I connect it with my LENOVO laptop via HDMI cable. the problem is whenever I try to plug in my laptop charger, it will disconnect from charging even though the ...
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Can’t Determine charger is compatible? [duplicate]

The original charger that came with my laptop: input: 100-240v ~ 1.2A 50-60Hz output: 19v 2.37A The new charger that I got: input: 100-240v ~ 2.5A 50-60Hz output: 19.5v 4.62A Will this charger be ...
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Why are there chargers available for the same laptop with different wattages?

I have Acer Aspire 7745G and I’m curious why I can find supported chargers with different wattages? Here are the specs for each charger: 65W (19V/3.42A): from Laptop Charger Factory. 120W (19V/6.32A)...
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Xiaomi Notebook Pro GTX does not turn on without a charger

Good afternoon. Bought a laptop at the beginning of the year and faced a problem: the laptop does not turn on without a connected charger. I press the ON button and see the LED blinking red. If the ...
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Charging issue with Asus S200E

I have an Asus S200E series laptop that runs Windows 8 and I'm having trouble charging it. The Laptop will only charge when it's off (orange indicator turns on), and this also is not consistent, ...
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Using charger with lower current for my laptop

I have a Dell Precision with a charger of rating 19.5V 9.23A. Would connecting this laptop to another Dell charger of rating 19.5V 3.34A harm my machine in anyway? I am not talking about efficiency or ...
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Can generic laptop battery charger ruin my original battery?

I want to use 2 power adapters for my laptop, one I keep in the bag, and one I keep at home. One is original, and other one is generic brand. They both work fine, same thing, generic one charges ...
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My laptop charger is turning off during any gpu usage and then the battery drains 5% in one minute

Yesterday I updated my drivers with Geforce Experience. I didn't think anything of it. But today I opened Blender and when I switch to a rendered view or simply render any project, my laptop charger ...
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Story of two HP laptop chargers

I have two 65w HP laptop charger with 19.5V rated output voltage and 3.33A output current. When I use a voltmeter/digital multi-meter output voltage is showing as 19.5 on both chargers, but the ...
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Can I use a similar rated charger if it has the same connecter pin size?

I have a Lenovo Y510p laptop. It uses a 120W 19.5V 6.15A rated charger and the connecter pin is 5.5*2.5 mm. I can neither find an original Lenovo charger nor a compatible adapter with exact ratings in ...
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Can I use this third party charger for my Asus laptop? [duplicate]

I recently bought Asus X53E a few weeks ago and I have a third party charger which I bought a few months ago. Can I use the third party charger on my laptop? My Asus charger says 100-240V 1.5A ...
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Is it safe to insert USB-C charger into a laptop that does not support charging via USB-C?

Say, there's a laptop with USB-C port, its specs don't mention support for USB Power Delivery, but some pages on the Internet say that a laptop may support USB charging even when it isn't specified. ...
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Slowly charging laptop after charger replacement

I have browsed questions with similar title on this site, but my case is different. Recently, my charger was not getting connected to my laptop. Then I replaced the charging cord which now connects ...
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Can I use different laptop charger- similar Voltage, higher Ampere? [duplicate]

My original laptop charger was output 20V 3.25A. Now I have a charger with output 20V 6.75A. Can I use it? (The real data: Can I charge Lenovo Yoga 11s with Lenovo IdeaPad 15?)
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Using 110-220v charger to charge laptop battery which says 14.8 v

I am sorry if this seems a silly question but I am worried about ruining my laptop. The battery of my laptop no longer worked. It was 14.6 V /2670 mAh. I had been charging this with 220v plug socket ...
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Can a USB-A charger be used for USB-C laptop charging using an adapter?

I have a DELL XPS 13 9370 with a DELL H754V84 battery that can only be charged using a USB-C port. a USB-A > USB-C adapter a USB-A charger. It can output 9.0V 1.65A or 5.0V 2A Can I safely use ...
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Inside battery replacement in my laptop

I have a battery of laptop. Its model is MU06 (for HP pavilion dv6 laptop). It is a 6 cell (11.1 62Wh) battery. Each cell is ICR18650 (3.75 normal 4.30V Maximum 1400mA Standard 2800mA maximum). Can I ...
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Is it safe to try charging my laptop with a USB-C PD charger that has less wattage than recommended?

I have a Thinkpad x270 and read that I can charge it using USB C Power Delivery and that it draws 45W. I also have a 36W USB C charger. What would happen if I combined those two?
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I recently bought a replacement charger for my laptop, but I'm worried about the polarity

so a couple of weeks ago my original laptop charger blew. So I ordered a new one with the same voltage and amperage. On arrival I noticed that the polarity might be in reverse. The old charger had (+)-...
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My laptop charger blew a fuse in it, should I just short it?

Soo, I recently had a voltage surge at my house, and a couple of my chargers blew up. My laptop's charger was one of them. Upon opening I found out that only a fuse labelled T3.15A/ 250V had burned. ...
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Using two different chargers for the same laptop

I have laptop HP 650 G1 It came with charger with specs: INPUT 240V - 1.6A 50-60 HZ OUTPUT 19.5 V-3.33 A So I want to know is it safe to charge laptop with another charger (same connector, also from ...
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Laptop Battery and Charger potentially broken?

This is about my roughly 4 years old Asus N551JK, in case it matters. Whenever the laptop is under heavy load (android studio running, for instance) the battery is acting really weird. It constantly ...
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Is it safe to use this charging cable for my HP PC?

Recently, my HP PC PSU and the cable had burnt up. I have tried looking for a charger with kind of the same voltage, power and amps. So my previous chargers (HP) details are given: INPUT: 100-...
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Dell Precision m6800 won't recognize any power supply (through own DC jack as well as docking port), and battery will not charge

My m6800 has complained occasionally about the AC adapter being seated poorly since I bought it, and I have always been able to pacify it. Since last night, I cannot. BIOS tells me that I have ...
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URGENT - How to fix a broken laptop charger/tell whether its the port? [closed]

I still use my old laptop (asus r500v, ~4-5 years old) for work and university so I have a huge problem now: when I plugged in the charger it made a short buzzing sound and noe it isnt charging ...
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My HP laptop and its charger are becoming incompatible

My HP power adapter (19.5 Volts) is unable to charge my laptop (HP 15G-BR016TX). These are the symptoms of the charging issue: 99% of charging attempts will not work. Rarely, however, it does work. ...
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Can i use a universal laptop charger for +10.8v 4400mah, 47wh [duplicate]

I have a universal laptop adapter with listed voltage that i can set 12v/15v/16/18/19/20/24v.. i want to try it on my asus laptop with battery rating of +10.8v 4400mah, 27wh.. it's an li-ion battery. ...
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