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Old 04-06-2014, 10:42 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Rocketfish AC adapter not charging Battery

Hey all, I just bought a Rocketfish AC adapter for my HP G71-351CA Laptop.

It powers the laptop, but does not charge the battery, now I know Dell has smart chips in their batteries to make sure that u only use a Dell AC adapter (LAME!!)
And it's quite possible that HP has done the same thing, my question is "Does anyone know of any software to trick the battery into accepting a charge from the rocketfish adapter, the battery is brand new, so there is no issue with it possibly being dead.

Any Ideas? let me know

Thanx Guys

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Old 04-07-2014, 11:43 AM   #2 (permalink)
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It looks like its a BIOS / Hardware thing so it may be hard to come up with a work around. You did get me curious though to see what kind of solutions that people can come up with.
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