Having problems with your HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook ?

The laptop keeping saying change battery or charge with ac adapter and i have a charger but its not charging the computer so i dont know if its the battery or the adapter.


Answers :

First you need to look at the power meter and see if it shows you that the computer is charging the battery. if the computer says that AC Adapter is connected, then your power adapter is fine. This would point to the battery being damaged.
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\015\012Remove the battery while the unit is on and the power should stay on. Only some models can't run without the battery. If the power stays on, then yes its the battery.
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\015\012you can try and reset the battery. Sometimes the surge protector will trip in them. To do this you need to remove the battery from the system for a few hours then plug it back in. This is not a guarenteed to work but you can try it.
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\015\012Another tip but not suggested is to take the battery, place in a plastic ziploc bag without air and place int he freezer over night. then let it sit to get to room temp for an hour and try it.
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\015\012If all fails, you need a new battery.
Check HP's website - they had a battery issue and a wifi issue as well.
\015\012you will need to let their site detect your laptop. i got my gf's daughters laptop fixed for FREE
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