If your operating system shows that your laptop battery is fully charged, but runs out by the time you unplug the machine, the machine’s battery is probably not working. In most cases, this is a sign that you need to replace the battery. However, this is not the only reason behind the problem. In this article, we are going to take a look at different solutions to this problem. Keep reading to know more.

Downgrade to previous functional version of Windows

If you have upgraded your Windows operating system to Windows 10, especially the 1809 update, your issue may be associated with the upgraded version of Windows.

faulty battery

Another reason why your laptop shuts down as soon as you unplug it from the power source is faulty battery. Either your battery is faulty or has completely degraded. In this case, you can try to replace the battery with a new one. As an alternative, you can try the solutions described below.

#1: Change Power Management Settings

In some cases, you experience this issue due to incorrectly configured power management settings. If you want to reset the settings, you can follow the steps below:

1. In the Start menu, go to the power plan and click “Edit power plan”.
2. The next step is to change the advanced power settings.
3. Now, find the processor power management settings
4. Set 20% minimum power state
5. Next, go to Display Settings and choose Adaptive Brightness
6. Finally, turn on both the plug and the battery.

#2: Reinstall Battery Drivers

Another solution is to reinstall the battery drivers. If you unplug the power cord, faulty drivers can shut down your machine. Below are the steps to reinstall the drivers.

1. In the start menu, type “Device Manager” to start the program
2. Extend “batteries”
3. Now, right click on all the ASPI options
4. Then choose “uninstall”
5. Once uninstalled you can reboot your machine

#3: Launch the Power Troubleshooter

You can use the built-in troubleshooter to solve your problem in Windows 10. Here are the simple steps you can follow to apply this solution:

1. Press Win key +1 to start setup
2. Go to update and security
3. Go to Find and fix other problems for Power Options
4. Now, you can start the troubleshooter

#4: Reboot your machine

If you reduce hardware power storage, you can solve various problems with your PC. In other words, you need to perform a hard reset or power reset. Below are the instructions to help you.

1. Power off your machine
2. Long press the power button until the machine turns off
3. Disconnect all other devices connected to your laptop
4. Remove the power cord.
5. Take out the battery
6. The power light will start blinking
7. Reconnect the power cable and turn on your computer

So if you follow these solutions one by one, chances are you can solve your problem.

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