+ 0 Votes What is happening here is that the Mains Adapter OH Smeg 5 years ago Is in the process of failing completely. They can start off by not producing sufficient voltage to charge the Battery and then the amount of Current drops. This continues till it stops working. I would suggest buying a new mains Adapter. Col + 0 Votes Thanks adlb1300 5 years ago OH Smeg thanks for the reply. I was worried it was the battery or adapter going. At least the adapter is cheaper but still unhappy since I spent 100 bucks a year ago for the one that is going. + 0 Votes Well if this helps any OH Smeg 5 years ago I have found that the one from the NB Maker tends to last longer than after market ones. They seem to be more robust and can take being left plugged in to the Mains all the time even if the NB is not present. The other thing to look out for is the fact that if a NB Battery is left at a state of charge at anything but fully charged it can develop a Memory and never charge above that value that it has set for itself which shortens the Battery life even faster. But with any NB you should work on a 12 - 18 month between Battery replacements and if you get any longer it is a bonus but not to be expected. It is also possible to have the Battery Pack repacked with new batteries and most times with higher capacity batteries for less than the cost of a new battery, With the bigger capacity battery's used in the repack it gives you a longer Battery Life when you can not use the mains. Col + 0 Votes Same problem koneko_yoru 4 years ago Just today my battery didn't want to charge. Hovering over the battery icon, it states "plugged in, not charging" with 15% battery remaining. It works with the charger plugged it, but it will not charge my battery. I do have the bad habit of always leaving my charger plugged into the wall weather I am using it or not, and I also leave my computer charged in while it is turned off all night. Is the problem still with the adapter? I have not gotten any new parts for this computer since I got it.