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How to kill Dell charger detection?

As the title says, I want to bypass the adapter detection, because it disables the battery charging, and slows down the CPU (I have killed this with ThrottleStop). The charger is working fine under ...
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Laptop Freezes until I either insert or remove charger

I have an odd bug and I'm not sure what might be causing it. I have a 15.6" Xiaomi Notebook Pro with a USB-C charger. Every so often, my laptop screen freezes. Music still plays in the background and ...
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Lenovo ThinkPad x250 wont charge when On. Installing Windows fixes this

I have a Problem with my ThinkPad and Linux. Debian Jessy to be exact. I am using all the original parts Lenovo provided me with. After approximately 8 months now my notebook refused to charge when ...
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DELL Inspiron N 5050 doesn't Power On until I Plug-in the Charger

I bought a Dell Inspiron N 5050 last week, and recently discovered a problem with my laptop. It doesn't Power On until and unless I Plug-in the charger. After I plug-in the charger, it boots up fine,...
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Laptop keeps switching between being plugged in and not plugged in with external battery

When I have my external battery hooked up to my laptop, it shows as being "plugged in, not charging" for a few minutes but then after about 10 minutes or so, it switches between being plugged in and ...
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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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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 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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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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DELL Latitude 5480 with Intel Core i5 7th Gen laptop fan runs continously

Just to tell you some history. My laptop was recently upgraded to Windows 10. It was working fine with no issues. In just the past few days, it's making a lot of sound when the battery charger is ...
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Touchpad stops working when charger is plugged in

I have a Dell latitude E6320. When I plug in a new dell charger it chargers the battery but the touchpad stops working. When I unplug the charger the touchpad works just fine. I plug in a universal ...
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enquiry about cable adapter charger

I just bought an laptop acer travelmate it come with an original charger but his plug cable has three pins (like in pic above) a guess it's a italian plug. I am wondering if can i use my current ...
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Laptop quit charging, needs new charger but which one?

I have an HP Pavilion g6-2211nr I got it about 2 years ago. This last couple of months i havent been able to use it because It stopped charging. For a while It would if i held the cable a certain way ...
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HP pavilion dv5 doesn't start with AC adapter

I'm experiencing a problem with my HP Pavilion DV5 laptop. It will not power on with the charger only. It did so before. It powers on with the battery, but the charger light on the side next to the ...
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MSI GV62 7RD LAPTOP WON’T TURN ON

So I placed my laptop on charge and came back to realize that it went off and power on at all. I realized the blue charging light turns on when I plug in my charger. However it doesn’t seem to power ...
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Laptop charger makes a fizzy sound

The charger of my HP-1000 laptop, which is 7 years old, makes a fizzy sound when it's plugged into AC. It's making a slightly different, continuous sound when connected to the laptop. The sound is ...
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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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Can I use this charger with my surface?

So I bought this CHOETECH USB C Charger that has a 60W USB-C and three 12W USB-A ports. I also have a Surface Connect to USB-C cable. The 60W usb-C output from the charger are: 5V/3A; 9V/3A; 12V/3A; ...
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Can 45W acer charger be used for Dell 45W laptop?

I have a dell inspiron 3000 series laptop whose charger is 45w. another acer charger which is 19V and 2.37A (45w). will it still charge the dell laptop If I modify the acer charger by cutting out the ...
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Laptop does not recognize AC Power

I have a Samsung NB30 netbook which no longer recognizes that the AC power is connected at all. It will only run on a battery until it fully drains it, and won't charge it. I have ruled out the ...
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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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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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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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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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Laptop struggling to charge

My 2 year old Asus Zenbook Ux305f has, very suddenly, started only charging when I hold the plug in the socket - it needs holding extremely tightly (I can't do it for very long without getting tired, ...
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Laptop is not charging (DELL Inspiron 13)

My laptop stopped charging all of a sudden. As a result, battery went down to %0 so I am not able to use it anymore. What I have tried so far: - Different power outlet - 3 different brand-new ...
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What's wrong with my laptop charger?

I have a 2009 DELL STUDIOXPS 16 laptop with most of its original parts (the HD failed and I had to change it). Preamble: previous supply problems on this laptop A couple of years ago, the battery ...
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New Laptop Charger starts and stops charging

I have a Lenovo Y50-70 laptop, and A lost its charger a while ago. Its chargers output was 20v 6.75A, so I bought a 20v 6.75A Lenovo charger from somewhere (but it doesn't look like my old one and its ...
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Beeping laptop charger cause?

I have a dell power adapter for my dell laptop (although it's not the original, it was ordered online, it has dell engraved on the charger). Anyway, it stopped charging the laptop, no green light, and ...
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laptop not receiving proper power

I have a laptop, ASUS x550j i7 4710HQ 8GB RAM Windows 10 From past few days i am having a problem, while i connect an external keyboard it doesn't work well. Sometimes it automatically presses a ...
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laptop charger oozing out green liquid?

I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop for 3 years now. Recently I noticed the laptop charger head is letting out green liquid like this: Also my mouse USB head plug is oozing out too. After going ...
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Right Voltage, still not charging

My charger died a bit ago and even after ordering a new one with the exact same Voltage (19.5v) and Amps (4.62a), the laptop does not charge. Is there something that needs troubleshooting, or has ...
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Laptop charger voltage fluctuation

I had sent my laptop(Dell inspiron 5520) for repair as it wasn't getting charged at all. The battery was working fine though. The technicians at the service centre told me that the voltage ...
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Laptop overheats when connected to the wall plug, but not when using battery

Especially when playing CS:GO CPU temperatures reach 95 but when I unplug the charger and use only the battery, the temperatures remain around 85. The game runs smoothly in both cases.
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Power charger Asus laptop

My model number X550L is not mentioned in a list of compatable modal numbers. Some look close to me i.e. few letters different X550CA X550CC X550VB and the one shown is 19v 3.42A witch would match the ...
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HP charger converting 3 pin to 2 pin

I'm having difficulty changing HP 3pin to 2pin. it has the same amount of volts and current but won't even show a sign that it's working. I tested it using a multimeter it shows 19.5vdc and 3.85 A ...
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Can I use an HP charger on my Dell Inspiron N4010?

My laptop has 19.5V 3.34A/ 4.62A (what does this mean?) The HP Charger had Input : 100-240V 1.6A 50-60Hz Output: 18.5V 3.5A Can I use this charger on my laptop without damaging the laptop or ...
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Source for a battery charger cord plugging directly into the battery, not the laptop

I am buying a new battery for an old and retired Gateway W340UA so my son can have a laptop for 5th grade. The school's BYOT rules state that they cannot charge at the school. To eliminate wear and ...
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Dell Latitude laptop disabling charger

My Dell Latitude E5510 running Windows 7, seemingly random disables the charger/adaptor. After unplugging the charger from the socket, waiting a few seconds and plugging it back in, it works fine (...
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can i use a laptop charger with same input voltage but differen input amperage?

My original laptop charger is not working, can i use a new charger ? whose input 100-240v-2.4a (2.4a) 50-60hz and output 20v(20v)== 4.5a(4.5a). My original cahrger input 100-240v~1.7a 50-60hz and ...
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Laptop showing up black screen

I have a Dell Studio 17 laptop. Once I forgot its charger and charged it with the charger from Dell Inspiron 1525. After using this charger for several times, my laptop is not turning on despite using ...