Sometimes, user encounters the issue of Dell Computer Not Charging When Plugged in. In order to resolve the problem, you should read the below method. For the security of your Dell computer, you should install McAfee antivirus via www.mcafee.com/activate.
Method To Fix If Dell Computer Not Charging When Plugged In:
1. Connect PC to Wall Socket:
To fix this issue, you should first power off the machine and then just plug it directly into wall socket. After this, check that the issue is solved or not.
2. Change Power Adapter:
Sometimes, this issue occurs when your AC adapter is faulty. You can identify a bad adapter, if it makes a buzzing noise when the user plugs it into power. In case, the AC adapter is silent, then also it might be faulty or not compatible. To fix this issue, you should use a different AC adapter just to charge your Dell battery. In case, new adapter charges your laptop’s battery, then the issue is with the AC adapter.
3. Reconnect your Battery and Adapter:
To reconnect, you should turn off the laptop and just Remove the laptop’s battery. After this, you should unplug the AC adapter from power. Now, you should disconnect the AC adapter from your laptop. At this point, you should tap on Power button on the laptop and just hold it for 10 seconds. Next, you should put your battery back into the laptop. Here, you need to connect the AC adapter to the laptop and then to the wall socket. At last, you need to Boot the laptop.
4. Update your BIOS:
To fix this issue, you should update your BIOS otherwise; it will lose your data and settings. Before you update your BIOS, you should back up your data. It will manage the hardware which is connected to your computer. If the BIOS get outdated, then it will result in this issue.
5. Update your Battery Drivers:
To update, you should press Windows + R key at the same time to open the Run dialog box. After this, you should write devmgmt.msc and press Enter key. Here, you should expand the Batteries section which is on the list. Now, you should right-tap on Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery. At this point, you should tap on Uninstall device from the context menu. Then, you need to tap on Uninstall button. Next, you should tap on Action from the menu bar and then choose Scan for hardware changes. Again, you need to right-tap on Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery. Now, you should choose Update Driver Software. At last, in the new window, you should tap on Search automatically for updated driver software.
6. Clean your Charging Port:
If there is dust in your laptop’s charging port, then it will result in this issue. If you find your Dell laptop is charging properly when plugged in, then also you should clean the laptop’s ports regularly. To do this, you should first power off the system and then disconnect the AC adapter from the power source. After this, you should thoroughly clean the charging port.
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