How do I fix the AC power adapter type Cannot be determined?

How do I fix the AC power adapter type Cannot be determined? 

Power cycle your PC
  • Unplug your charger, power off your laptop, and remove your battery.
  • Hold down the power button for at least 30 seconds.
  • Put the battery back in, with the charger and reboot.
  • Check if this fixed it.

How do you disable the AC power adapter wattage and type Cannot be determined? 

Disabling Power Warnings
  1. Restart your computer and enter the BIOS by pressing the DEL key or F2 according to the model of your computer.
  2. Once in BIOS, go to the Advanced tab and then toggle the option of Adapter warnings. This option may be present in another tab as well.
  3. Save changes and exit.
Mar 30, 2021

How do I get my Dell laptop to recognize my charger? 

To verify if the laptop is recognizing the AC adapter correctly:
  1. Restart the computer.
  2. When the Dell logo appears, tap the F2 key until the message Entering Setup appears.
  3. Verify the AC adapter type in the BIOS options. The AC adapter information is most often found on the main screen of the BIOS.

How do I fix my Dell Inspiron plugged in but not charging? 

  1. Verify AC adapter functionality.
  2. Charge the battery in BIOS mode or with the laptop turned off.
  3. Run the Dell hardware diagnostic test.
  4. Check the battery health status.
  5. Update the BIOS and Dell Quickset.
  6. Run Windows Troubleshooter for battery issues.
  7. Uninstall and reinstall Microsoft ACPI Battery driver.

How do I fix the AC power adapter type Cannot be determined? – Related Questions

Why is my laptop not charging Dell?

Verify the AC Adapter Type in the BIOS options. If the AC adapter type is None – Verify that the ac adapter is connected to the laptop and the wall outlet. If the AC adapter type is Unknown – See the Dell knowledge base article How to Troubleshoot AC Adapter Issues on a Dell Laptop.

Why is my Dell charger not working?

Unplug the AC adapter from the wall outlet. Unplug the AC adapter from the computer. Check the AC adapter and cables (including the power cable) for any signs of physical damage or overheating. Check if the pin inside the plug or adapter port is bent, broken, or damaged.