My new AC adapter doesn't power my laptop or charge my battery, Whats wrong?

My new AC adapter doesn't power my laptop or charge my battery, Whats wrong?

Make sure that the AC Adapter is plugged in properly and that all the other leads are also plugged in properly. If the light comes on but it still doesn't charge, then the cable connected to the laptop may be faulty or the socket on the laptop may be faulty. If the light doesn't come on then the power lead may be faulty, or the fuse in the plug may be faulty or the power socket on the wall may not be working. Intel has an interesting page on issues with AC Adapters and their processors.
    • Related Articles

    • Why is my Laptop showing error plugged in not charging?

      Plugged in, not charging 1.    If your laptop refuses to charge the battery even though it acknowledges that it's plugged in, here's what you need to do: 2.   Open the Device Manager by searching for it or right-clicking the Start button and ...
    • How long does a Laptop battery last? When should I consider replacing mine?

      All rechargeable batteries wear out with time and usage. As time and cumulative use increase, the performance will degrade. For the typical user, noticeable reduction in run time generally will be observed after 18 to 24 months. For a power user, ...
    • Can a Regatech Laptop battery be overcharged?

      No, the battery is designed to stop using the charger when it reaches full charge.
    • How do I identify my battery?

      There is usually a label on the battery, and some of this information on the label will help you identify your battery. Many have part numbers printed, which are unique to your battery. The label may also include the voltage of the battery pack ...
    • The light on the AC adapter flickers? Is this normal?

      No this is not normal. When the AC adapter is plugged into a laptop and power supply the light remains constant. If the light flickers, the plug may not be inserted properly into the power supply, the power lead may be faulty or the AC adapter may be ...