Laptop Batteries ... Not Charging ... Creators Update

Discussion in 'Mobile Computing' started by jimh425, Jan 12, 2018.

  1. jimh425

    jimh425 Gawd

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    My HP x360 Spectre stopped charging a couple of weeks ago. Unfortunately, that also makes it not usable plugged in once the battery is dead. I found conflicting info, but a new battery fixed my case. It was 2 1/2 years old.

    Along the way, I noticed the new setting in the Windows 10 Creators Update. Has anyone here played around with the settings? It's apparently only active on some versions of intel processors.
     
  2. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardness Supreme

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    so you got a new battery and its not charging?
    what setting? post a pic.
     
  3. jimh425

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    It wasn't charging with the old battery. Now, I have a new battery. It says it is alternating between a discharging and charging now.

    The setting is in a popup window from the battery icon.
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  4. pendragon1

    pendragon1 [H]ardness Supreme

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    are you talking about the slider or the settings button? the slider is the same thing as the power plans just easier. the settings I can remember and will need to fire up a laptop to look at...
     
  5. YeuEmMaiMai

    YeuEmMaiMai [H]ardForum Junkie

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    exit windows and load the BIOS does it charge there? If so, you got a windows settings problem
     
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  7. jimh425

    jimh425 Gawd

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    Just an update, charger didn't help. Next up DC plug adapter. Another common failure point.