Having problems with your HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook ?

Powering down by itself. I have changed all the power options to never turn off but it still will shut down. It doesn't seem to be any time either. It can be 3mins or 30 mins. I do notice that my battery is only charging to 50% but I keep hooked to electric could this be the problem?

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Remove the battery, see if it still shuts down. If it does not shut down when the battery is removed, than you can pretty much decide that the battery or the interface between the battery and the main board is the problem. If it still shuts down when there is no battery, and just plugged in via the power adapter, than it's either the power adapter, or the interface with the main board. Also, in "power options", make sure that "enable hibernation", and "standby" are NOT checked.
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