HP Pavilion g7-2000 user manual download (Page 47 of 84)

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WARNING!
To reduce potential safety issues, use only the AC adapter provided with the computer,
a replacement AC adapter provided by HP, or a compatible AC adapter purchased from HP.
Connect the computer to external AC power under any of the following conditions:
WARNING!
Do not charge the computer battery while you are onboard aircraft.
When charging or calibrating a battery
When installing or modifying system software
When writing information to a disc (select models only)
When running Disk Defragmenter on computers with internal hard drives
When performing a backup or recovery
When you connect the computer to external AC power:
The battery begins to charge.
The display brightness increases.
The power meter icon on the Windows desktop changes appearance.
When you disconnect external AC power, the following events occur:
The computer switches to battery power.
The display brightness automatically decreases to save battery life.
The power meter icon on the Windows desktop changes appearance.
Troubleshooting power problems
Test the AC adapter if the computer exhibits any of the following symptoms when it is connected to
AC power:
The computer does not turn on.
The display does not turn on.
The power lights are off.
To test the AC adapter:
1.
Shut down the computer.
2.
Remove the battery from the computer.
3.
Connect the AC adapter to the computer, and then plug it into an AC outlet.
4.
Turn on the computer.
If the power lights turn
on
, the AC adapter is working properly.
If the power lights remain
off
, check the connection from the AC adapter to the computer
and the connection from the AC adapter to the AC outlet to make sure the connections are
secure.
If the connections are secure and the power lights remain
off
, the AC adapter is not
functioning and should be replaced.
Contact customer support for information on obtaining a replacement AC power adapter.
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