Does the battery charge when the computer is turned off. The operating
system does NOT come into play at that time. If the computer does NOT charge
over night - when the computer is OFF - then it is a hardware/computer
problem and not an operating system problem.
Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User
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"Alex" <Alex@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I have found on the web that other people are having this problem. I'm
> having this problem. I recently bought a Sony Vaio CR190 and it's less
> 3 weeks old. The battery does not get charged past 50%. It keeps saying,
> plugged in, not
> charging. Sony sent me a new battery and the same problem is happening.
> laptop is plugged into the AC adapter but the battery does not get
> I do not think this is a bad battery problem, but Vista itself as too many
> people with brand NEW notebooks running on Vista are having this problem.
> there a setting that we don't know about? There must be because the
> knows to stop charging at 50%.
> "Richard Urban" wrote:
>> Time for a warranty repair I would think.
>> Richard Urban
>> Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User
>> (For email, remove the obvious from my address)
>> "Aniket" <Aniket@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > My laptop battery ran down to 0%, and once I plugged in the AC adaptor,
>> > it
>> > just shows the message "Plugged in, Not charging" and stuck at 0%.
>> > This
>> > doesn't happen all the time for some reason, as sometimes it will
>> > actually
>> > charge while it is plugged in. If I load too many applications now,
>> > the
>> > computer will automatically shut down, and then it STILL won't charge.
>> > By
>> > the way, the laptop is less than one month old, and the battery usually
>> > holds
>> > a 2-3 hour charge.
>> > How can I fix this problem?