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I have a hp g60, i have a really weird issue. Some times my laptop stops charging suddenly and the small led next to my charging input slot does not show any light. I checked my charger its showing voltage, but then minutes later it started charging again. The weirdest thing that happened is this morning it dint only stop charging but turned off too. I thought its some thing with charger but i got it checked its showing normal voltage. I checked my laptop with other chargers it worked fine with them too. Wherez the issue ??

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  • umar_sidd150 Jan 24, 2011

    yes i it was over 85%, i guess that might be because of the charger pin as some times it starts charging. Like it was working fine for last few hours n stopped charging now. I need an expert opinion before getting it opened. As i need to confirm that the issue is with the charging port before opening

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Kind of vague. It could be the port on your laptop where the charger plugs into. It could be bad, or could have a bad connection to the motherboard due to use or manufacturing defect. When the charger stops charging then it has to use the battery power. This morning the battery may have had a low charge causing the laptop to shut down. Did you notice the battery's power level before it shut down? If you are wiggling the end of the charger that is plugged into your laptop to get it to start charging again, then that is most likely your problem. Do not wiggle it , for it could fry your motherboard. If that is the case then that port needs to be re-soldered.

Posted on Jan 24, 2011

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    sentsignal7 Jan 25, 2011

    You may need to break down and buy a new charger. If the system works fine with the battery and the only time you are having problems is when the charger is connected I would replace the charger. It could be sending irregular voltage , spikes , that may be what is causing the system to shut down.

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