Laptop will not charge, does not recognize power cable

So I bought an Asus ROG G751JT 8 months ago, and it's been fine up until last month, when it stopped charging plugged into the power cord (The green battery charging light does not come on). Didn't use it for a few days thinking it was bricked and would have to be sent in for repairs, but then one day it magically decided to charge again.

Everything's been good and fine up until last night, when while I was using it (stationary, on a table) the brightness of my screen changed a few times, indicating the laptop switching back and forth from AC to battery power, and it is now back to not charging at all. Is the laptops power adaptor connection to blame? The cable fits snugly, but perhaps not as snugly as I would like (there is a little give to it when wiggled side to side).

Really sort of bummed out that my first $1,500 foray back into Windows as resulted in a bricked computer in under a year, when my Mac has been chugging along for over 6. Any help would be really appreciated. :(

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Had this issue since day one. My GL702VT is not usable unless it's plugged into the mains. Total waste of space


I have the same laptop and am having literally the exact same issue, I had it 8 months in and sent it back to get it fixed when it was under warranty, but after that another 8 months went by, the warranty went up and now it's doing it again. Does any one else know if this is a common issue and if so can we get some people together and go to Asus about it?


It's happening to me as well. 2nd time it's happened over the span of a couple months. Asus quoted me $1300 to fix the &&^&^$^ thing. If you're having trouble still, email me so we can get something done about this.


I have a G751J, I was having the same problem only my laptop would shut off randomly. I took it apart and found that the fans were not running, from research I have done the battery can go bad in these laptops due to overheating and since the batteries are not meant to be replaced in this laptop you would need to take it somewhere to get it fixed. But I am still in the process of getting mine fixed so once I have more info on what went wrong I will come back and share


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Definitely, try first with some other Power charger. If this is not the case then you have a problem with Power chip on your motherboard. You will have to find nearest Reair shop which is able to do a little bit of Micro soldering.

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Just confirm if it's the brick first.

Got a Multi-meter? Prong the end and check if there's any power going through.

Use setting

And VΩ jack + COM jack on the meter itself.

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My only other laptop is a 6 year old Mac that still runs like a champ, with its magnetic power connection.

I do not have a Multi-meter, just a fairly broke college student here. =/

But like I said, the green light on the power adaptor box turns on when plugged in, but it fits into the computer itself somewhat loosely. You can easily bend it perhaps 1mm or so in any direction when it's plugged in. I was thinking perhaps this was by design to absorb shocks/bangs, but maybe it's just a terrible port that breaks easily.


Well if that were true, you'd be able to wiggle the plug and achieve a connection.. even when loose. Mine is loose, it connects fine.

Oh by the way, you're talkin' to your little sister. ;d (G750JX)

Have you tried cleaning out the port with a toothbrush or something?

Multi Meters are $5-10 and worth it, just grab a cheap one.. all you need to do is be able to read if there's a connection.

My thoughts is your plug has broken internally which is a common issue. Also, if you're in College, do you have an Electronics Department? ;d


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I had this problem the last couple of weeks on my Asus g750jh

When playing games it started to constantly switch between battery and ac power, if I had the battery out of the unit it would just straight up crash, eventually it would stop charging the battery and the unit would not power on again randomly for hours later. I tried different power supplies, checked all the hardware inside the laptop, changed bios settings, you name it.

After extensively trying to find solutions (including the problem disappearing for a week and then suddenly returning) I eventually established the problem is with the latest nVidia GTX drivers.

Using cpu-z I was able to analyse the power states of the graphic card, it normally goes into "idle" power mode when not gaming. Upon inspection the card kept glitching into "pwr" mode when going from "idle" to unrestricted mode, this "pwr" mode restricts the graphic card when running from the battery. Whenever this would happen it would cut power to the ac adapter and begin a constant loop until the laptop would refuse to turn on again..

The last time this happened I immediately installed these drivers from 2015 after reading a post on another forum suggesting its a driver issue with GTX 600+ cards, and have not had a single problem since.

Driver version no : 347.25

Version 347.25 - WHQL

Release Date Thu Jan 22, 2015

Operating System Windows 7 64-bit

Windows 8.1 64-bit

Windows 8 64-bit

Windows Vista 64-bit

Language English (US)

File Size N/A

My laptop is running better then it has been all year going back to these drivers. For anybody having these problems on an ROG with a GTX, try this solution.

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