Satellite P10 switch randomly between battery and AC

I have a satellite P10 who had some problems of strange power for about a year now.

My laptop switch to the power of the battery even when it is plugged. I will then either use the computer until the battery runs out and turned it off or Hibernate in until the battery may charge.

I thought that I had fixed by downloading and installing a new Bios from the toshiba site, which seemed to work for a while, but now it the problem seems to have returned.

I also bought a new battery and the bar of power, thinking that was the problem... but it does not solve the problem.

Someone else out there with similar problems, or a method to solve this?
any thoughts would be great.


Hi man,

I had similar problems with my machine, so you can check some things:

-When the CA is connected, then move him soft in all directions, there are maybe a few micro cracks on the AC connector.
-try to boot your machine without the battery, your motherboard charging system is may be defective
-Discover an another AC adapter, maybe the CA is defective

If you encounter some strange phenomena as power cuts or no charge while you perform this action above, then you have definitely a hardware problem and you will need to contact your local dealer or the service partner for the other instance.

So I had to do, and it's a faulty motherboard.

Hope I could give you some ideas.

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