How come the light on my charger turns on but the light on my laptop saying it is charging does not?

by on February 1, 2013

Q: Hi, I Have a GateWay , Windows Vista laptop. I have a problem with the charger. When i plug in the charger the light on it turns on but the charging light on the computer does not. I have to shake the box thing on the charger cord for a while for it to work. Some times it dosnt. And once you get it to work, if it gets bumped it wont work again. I need help PLEASE.

From Dan T.


One Response to “How come the light on my charger turns on but the light on my laptop saying it is charging does not?”
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    I have seen this issue before with a frayed or broken charger cord. If your charger cord is frayed or broken or twisted I would suggest purchasing a new charger. If you can provide me with more information on your computer I can probably find you a link for a new charger.