HP EliteBookplease update 8740w Mobile Workstation AC adapter issues
What are the ways to resolve the common issues in AC adapter in HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation?
AC adapters are one of the sources of electric supply. The AC adaptors contain a small box and its two ends are connected to the plug and the system. The main task of AC adapter is to lower the voltage of electricity and pass that lower voltage electricity to the system. There might be some problems with the AC adapters in the HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation system. Even though the adapter is plugged in, the computer does not charge. This is the common problem associated with the adapter. The error messages such as low power supply are another type of problem related to HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation adapter. Sometimes the computer screen comes with large number of pop-ups saying that the adapter connected to the system is not supported. Most of these problems are due to the improper connection or due to some changes in the settings in the HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation adapter.
Following are some tips to solve the HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation adapter problems:
- Proper connection
- Motherboard repair
- Avoid overheating of adapter
- AC adapter replacement
If the LED light is on and your HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation system is not charging, then check whether the connection is correct or not. Then connect the adapter correctly. If this could not solve the problem, then shut down the system and unplug the adapter. After some time, replug it. You could also check the power supply by plug in the adapter in to any other socket.
If any of the problems like short circuit happened in the motherboard, the adapter might fail to supply the power in to your HP EliteBook 8740w Mobile Workstation system. If the problem is related with the motherboard, then repair it. This could solve the problem sometimes.
Sometimes you can see that the adapter became overheated. This overheating could damage the power adapter. So after charging the system completely, remove it from the socket.
If any of the above solutions could not solve the problem, then the final solution is to replace the adapter. By replacing the damaged one with any of the suitable good adapter, the problem could be resolved.