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Why Laptop is not Charging? [Reasons & Solutions]

In recent times, the laptop has become a necessity for people. Whether you are a student, a working professional, a teacher, a programmer, a reporter, or in other professions, the laptop is very much essential for you.

But when you have started using laptop lots of problems occur with your laptop and as a beginner, you were unable to fix those problems and you become irritated.

In the article, I am going to talk about one of the common reasons that are the reason why the laptop is not charging while it is plugged in, and also give you the solutions to this. So, read this entire article for detailed information.

So, why the laptop is not charging? there are several causes and based on those causes laptop won’t charge, here I mention some of the major causes- one of the main causes of it is not charging that is troubleshooting, it is the process in which failed processes can be cured, secondly if your battery drivers cause some problems then it also effects into your battery charging, thirdly BIOS problem can affect your battery charging and finally cause is that if your laptop’s battery gets hitter continuously then it occurs the same charging problem for you.

These are some of the common reasons why the laptop is not charging? if you are unable to understand then don’t worry at all, in the below section I have discussed this topic in detail and besides that, I also have mentioned some solutions to this. So read the full article for detailed information.

Why laptop is not Charging?[Major Reasons]

Sometimes when we plugged in a laptop charger a laptop is wont charged, and it mainly happens because of some causes and here I mention those causes.


This is one of the serious causes and because of this cause sometimes your laptop charging problems can occur. And with the help of troubleshooting, you can easily fix this problem within your computer.

Troubleshooting is the process of identifying and rectifying the problems of computer software, hardware, and other systems. It is the process and by following this process you can easily fix all the problems within your computer systems.

Battery Drivers:

If your laptop battery won’t charge then there is a slight possibility that your battery drivers are not performing well.

Because battery drivers impact the performance of your laptop battery. So, whenever you are facing such a problem you have to focus on battery drivers.


Generally, the term BIOS stands for the basic input-output system when we open our computer at that point BIOS is the first software that runs, and it is pre-installed within our computer systems, and actually, it provides runtime services for operating systems.

A few times your BIOS system of the computer is not updating and therefore it might cause some problems to your battery, therefore, it is always a choice to update your BIOS (Basics Input Output Systems).

Heating of Battery and Freezing of Battery:

Sometimes if your laptop’s battery heat in a continuous manner then it can affect your laptop battery charge.

And if you want to solve this problem then there is only one way to do that, that is by freezing your laptops. And to freeze your laptop you have to follow some steps, and in the below section I have mentioned the steps and process of how should you freeze the laptop battery.

Battery & Charger Become old:

This is another reason why your laptop’s battery causing problems. If your laptop’s battery and charger become one year or two years old then it will bring some problems and in this case, if nothing works for you then you have to change the charger and laptop battery. You can visit the nearest service center and change the charger and laptop very easily.

These are some of the crucial and common reasons why the laptop is not charging? now in the below section, I have described these steps about how should you fix this problem.

How to Solve the laptop charging problem?

In this section, I will mention some of the essential steps through which you can easily fix the charging problem of your laptop.

Fix the Troubleshooting:

As I mentioned troubleshooting can harm your battery, and therefore troubleshooting is helpful. To do trouble-shooting first go to the start button on your computer then click on the Settings option.

After that select the update and security option from here.

Now at the left side section, you will get the troubleshooting option and now you will get lots of things for troubleshooting, just selects the power option from here and then click on the run the troubleshooting option.

Now it will bring all the problems and issues that your battery has; just fix the problem from here.

This is a helpful method to fix your problem and if this method doesn’t work for you then don’t worry, you can choose the second method.

Uninstall Battery Drivers:

As I mentioned battery drivers impact your battery performance and therefore if your laptop battery won’t charge properly then you have to uninstall the battery drivers in this section, I am going to exemplify how to uninstall battery drivers with your laptop.

To uninstall the battery drivers first turn off your computer and after that remove the AC adapter and after that remove the laptop battery as well.

Once you have removed the laptop battery then start your laptop without a battery, to do that just plug in the charger again and start your computer without a battery.

And now in the next step remove the battery drivers from the device manager, to remove the battery drivers just visit the control panel and then go to device manager and now click on the batteries or double click on this option.

Now here you will notice two options one is a Microsoft AC adapter and another option is Microsoft ACPI you just have to right-click on both the options and uninstall both the drivers.

After uninstalling the drivers turn off your laptop and put your battery in the laptop again and now your battery problem should be fixed.

However, if this method also didn’t work for you then follow the third method.

Reset or Update BIOS:

Sometimes resetting and updating bios can resolve your laptop battery problem. To update your BIOS settings you have to note down your laptop serial number, model number, etc.

There are several ways through which you can find the serial number of your laptop, first of all, look at the back portion of your laptop serial numbers are presents there.

If it is not there then there are other ways to find that. First of all, open your cmd and after that type the following commands, the command is – wmic bios get a serial number and after that hit the enter button, the serial number will appear in front of you.

After getting the serial number open any browser and go to your laptop’s manufacturer’s official website. For example hp.com, acer.com, etc.

From the website, you will get the software to download your bios settings. Now here you have t paste your laptop’s serial number and then hit on the submit button.

And here you will get all the drivers which are available for updates, just selects the bios from here and just download the driver and install it on your computer.

Once the software has been installed on your pc then start the software and click on the update button.

I hope this might get work for you, if this process doesn’t work then you can follow the next method.

 Freezing the Battery:

To freeze your laptop’s battery turn off your laptop and take your battery out from the laptop.

After removing the battery first of all cover it with a plastic bag and after that wrap it properly with a towel, after wrapping then put it into another big plastic bag.

Now put the covered battery in the freeze for almost 10 to 15 hours. After the completion of 15 hours take up the battery, and remove all the covers one by one.

You will be noticed that the battery was completely frozen, now don’t put the battery on the laptop immediately, instead of that put the battery 4 to 5 hours at room temperature.

After 4 to 5 hours, now set the laptop battery within your laptop and then plug in the battery and open your pc again.

In this process, you can easily fix your laptop’s battery problem.

Remove Battery:

If the mentioned method doesn’t work for you then finally you have to remove your battery from the laptop and bring a new battery and put that battery within your laptop.

Last Verdicts:

In this article, I have mentioned some of the essential causes of why the laptop is not charging and besides that here I also provide some solutions about this.

If any of these solutions are not work for you then you have to change your laptop battery and charger.

I hope you have liked this article and if you have any kind of query then you can ask me in the comment section. And please follow our website for this kind of informational article.

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