How to resolve the issue when Laptop with Windows® 7 is not charging
What are the different reasons for Windows 7 installed laptop when it is not getting charged?
The Windows 7 is available in six different editions, the Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Enterprise and the Windows 7 Ultimate. But only the Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate are widely available at retail. The other Windows 7 editions are focused at other markets, such as the developing world or enterprise use. Each edition of the Windows 7 includes all of the capabilities and features of the respective edition. All the editions support the 32-bit (IA-32) processor architecture and all editions except the Windows 7 Starter support the 64-bit (x86-64) processor architecture. You can choose for either the Windows 7 Professional or Ultimate edition, depending upon your need and work environment. Laptops with Windows 7 might face charging issues due to different reasons.
Following are the reasons for laptop with Windows 7 is not charging and the tips to fix the issues:
- Remove the Battery
- Replace the Battery
First click 'Start' and type 'Device' in the search field and then select 'Device Manager' and expand the 'Batteries' category. Now under the batteries category, right-click the 'Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery' listing and select 'Uninstall'. You should not remove the Microsoft AC Adapter driver or any other ACPI compliant driver. Now on the 'Device Manager' taskbar you need to click 'Scan' for hardware changes and alternately, select 'Action and Scan' for hardware changes. It would take some time to start showing again that "Battery is charging".
Remove the Battery
Sometimes the battery might get dislodged from its chamber due to some movement. This would inadvertently mean that the battery will not charge since it is not placed in the right position. Removing the battery and then placing it back in its place properly would show you if this was the reason why the laptop battery was not charging when plugged in. There are a number of connectors which work simultaneously when the battery is being charged, and the displacement of even one of these components would lead to the laptop battery not charging problem.
You might find it difficult to charge the laptop due to battery worn out, like all electronic components, the laptop battery is also deteriorates over time, and due to this it may not be getting charged at all. In such a situation you need to simply replace the battery with a new one. This will solve all your problems.
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