Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 174 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Batteries are the embedded power-source of a component such as a notebook. It is composed of cells of chemical elements that store energy.

1
vote
1answer
24 views

Extend battery life of a laptop leaving it plugged in, is this relevant?

I have heard that it is possible to extend battery life of a laptop if leave it as much as possible plugged in. However, it was the case for apple macbooks and I have Acer Swift. Is this information ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

“Plugged in, not charging” after upgrade to Windows 10 from 8.1

I have an ASUS X551MA laptop that I recently upgraded to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1. It charged just fine with Windows 8.1, but ever since it upgraded to Windows 10, whenever I plug it in, it shows ...
0
votes
2answers
22 views

MSI GS63 7RD wont start after a beep, but the keyboard light comes in

So yes, this is relatively weak compared to my Mac from observing the result of taking it around in my backpack. I know I was forewarned against the durability of the hardware. I couldn't help it ...
-2
votes
0answers
27 views

ASUS ZENBOOK 410UA -Battery Health Charging app- [closed]

I recently bought an ASUS ZENBOOK 410UA. I do not have the Battery health charging app and Id like to obtain in. On another thread of the forum now very old, this: Battery Health Charging app can&#...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

Laptop battery stuck at 48% but won't charge or operate after 1 year of use

I have a Dell Latitude E6440 my laptop battery (battery type: 71R31) stays at 48%. However, I can't charge it or even operate my laptop without the power adapter! Windows says that the battery is not ...
-2
votes
1answer
47 views

An alternative means to charge my lap top

The battery in my lap top will not charge at all using a regular charger. When I plug the charger in nothing happens. Once the battery life runs out I will no longer be able to use the lap top. Is ...
2
votes
1answer
67 views

Laptop powers off when unplugged after replacing hard drive, but system still detects battery

I have performed HDD swap for new SSD on my Acer Aspire ES1-311 laptop. During disassembly I disconnected the battery by pushing button directly on my mobo and then unplugged the cables from the ...
1
vote
0answers
38 views

Toshiba Laptop Hardware Failure

My laptop's I/O seemed to all just stop today. It was working fine one moment, and then the screen turns off (no backlight either), my mouse doesn't do anything, the keyboard doesn't do anything, even ...
0
votes
2answers
80 views

Laptop charging but not increasing battery charged percentage

My HP Probook 4530s (Windows) can charge when it is shut down but cannot increase the battery charged percentage while charging when it is on (although it shows that the charger is plugged in and ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

Computer Shutting Down at ~50% Battery

My laptop is unexpectedly turning off when it reaches about around 50% battery, but the actual level can be anywhere between 40% and 60%. It never turns off when plugged in. Whenever it does shut off, ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

I would like to use my Macbook Pro as a powerbank but

I would like to use my Macbook Pro as a powerbank but when it's closed the Usb port doesn't provide energy. How i can do this? If i plug the phone while using the mac it works but after some minutes ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

How to charge an usb-c equipped laptop from a powerbank

I have got a laptop that can only be charged via usb-c. I also have a powerbank (45000mA) that not only has usb outputs, but also an output (up to 20V) for laptop charging. It came with 11 adapters ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

Can I set my critical battery hibernate to 1%? [closed]

My new laptop is an Acer Aspire a315-51, windows 10, i3-7100u, 4 gigs RAM. The thing goes into hibernation at 6% battery, can I reduce this to 1% safely? Or will this reduce battery life? ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

HP Pavilion not charging when plugged in

[HP pavilion 14-al148tx] [Windows 10] [using for 16 months] When it is plugged in it will only charge up to 66% and then show plugged in not charging. I've updated bios, tried uninstalling "Microsoft ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

USB capacity meter

Some usb keys, such as the Jumpdrive M10, have some sort of capacity meter on them, indicating the space left on the usb key even when it is unplugged. How does that work exactly? Is there a battery ...

15 30 50 per page