Peter Plank:

“I just upgraded my laptop today to W10, and now I can’t seem to charge my battery anymore, there was 0 problems before I upgraded from W8. What it simply says is “Plugged in, not charging”, this is pretty bad because my Laptop can only hold max 1½ hour (It’s a gaming laptop). Is there any way to check/fix it, because I don’t want to give it to a repair shop, and I have never even seen one…

Thanks for the help! “

 

Dear Peter,

Battery plugged in not charging in windows 10 is one of the most common problem laptop users are facing after upgrading to windows 10. In this article, We are going to explain a very simple method using which you can solve this problem.

 

Battery plugged in not charging in windows 10:

 

Note : Before trying out the below solution, you should try to unplug the charger and remove and reinsert the battery and see if it’s working. Sometimes restarting your PC also fixes this problem. If it’s not working, follow the steps below.

 

1. Right click on Windows icon to expand out its context menu. Find and click on the option entry named Device Manager as shown below.

 

device manager in start menu

 

2. A window named Device Manager will open up. Expand the entry named Batteries by clicking on the side arrow associated with it. As next, right click on Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and click on the Uninstall option.

 

Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery

 

3. The next step is to click on the tab named Action and then to click on the option Scan for hardware changes.

 

Scan for hardware changes in windows10

 

4.  Now expand the entry Batteries once again by clicking on the side arrow just like before. As next, right click on Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery and click on the Update Driver Software option.

 

Update Driver Software in windows 10

 

5.  Now you will be asked to choose a method to search for the driver software. If you have the driver all set already, then you can click on the option Browse my computer for driver software. Else you can ask Windows to find the appropriate driver software by itself by clicking on the option Search automatically for updated driver software.

 

Battery plugged in not charging in windows 10

 

Above solution helped Peter to resolve “Battery plugged in not charging in windows 10 ” in his laptop. We hope it helps you as well.

If not, Don’t worry, our technical experts are here to help. Start a live chat with one of our technical expert or create a support ticket and get resolution instantly.

 

 

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