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Hp 2510p not charging

Notebook works fine with AC power adaptor. However "Power LED" is never on. I used a docking station for a long time - did this kill my battery?

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  • Matthew W. Cambridge Oct 12, 2012

    Didn't help.

  • Brian Sullivan
    Brian Sullivan Oct 12, 2012

    A bit more detail might help me to try to resolve this. Take the battery out, plug in the charger and see if the laptop works. If it works, the battery may be the problem.Check the AC Adapter Check to make sure the adapter is plugged securely into the wall outlet, connected firmly to the adapter box and to the back of your laptop. Most AC adapters have a little light in them on that rectangular box in the middle of the cord that lights up when it's getting electricity. If that light isn't on, try a different outlet. Check your fuse or circuit breaker box and plug a different device into that outlet to make sure there is power to it. If it still does not light up, your adapter could need replacing. Also check the adapter box for signs of warmth, as it will generate heat when it's plugged in. No heat means no power.Remove the Battery Sometimes it's as simple as a seated battery. Remove the battery entirely and clean out any dust, lint or hair that may be clogging the connectors and preventing a proper connection. Reseat the battery securely and make sure the little locking pins that hold your battery in place are securely fastened and there is no movement.

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If your laptop works fine while plugged in but stops working while unplugged it's likely that either your laptop battery is bad or your laptop is not charging the battery properly.

Below are steps that can be taken to help identify the cause of this issue.

Leave power plugged in


Make sure the computer has been charging from the power plug for at least two hours before attempting to unplug it.


Remove and reconnect battery


In some situations the battery can become loose.
Removing it and then put it back into the laptop.

Third-party utility


Use a third-party battery utility to determine the total capacity of the battery.

For example, BatteryCare is a free software utility capable of doing this.


Replace battery or AC adapter

If your computer is still in warranty we suggest skipping to the next step.


If the above steps have been completed, we suggest replacing the battery in the computer or AC adapter.

In most situations it's a bad battery.


hope this helps



Try removing the battery from the back and then running it directly through the AC adapter. Sometimes the battery and AC adapter have conflicts and it can cause a laptop to become inoperable.

If this doesn't fix the problem in any way, I would recommend trying a new battery or AC adapter.


hope this helps

Posted on Oct 09, 2012

  • rick miller
    rick miller Aug 08, 2014

    Bought a new battery. Same result.

  • Brian Sullivan
    Brian Sullivan Aug 08, 2014

    check or get a new AC adapter make sure its compatible

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In order to decide whether it is the AC adapter or the power input, please refer to the following article:
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This is due to a faulty DC to DC converter IC on the laptop mother board, this part is not replaceable, you must replace the mother board as the chip is part of the motherboard.

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