HP(Hewlett Packard) is one of the most outstanding manufacturers of notebook computers today. Hp pavilion dv6000 is one of the notebook PCs they have best sale for its affordable price and lightweight design. However, you might be confused by its mediocre battery life. You just have an HP Pavilion dv6000 and the battery isn't charging when it is plugged in. Or your hp pavillion dv6000 laptop power stayed at 6% even though you were on power for over two hours.
How to fix hp dv6000 battery not-charing problem?
There are various reasons of Hp pavilion dv6000 charing problem. Firstly, charger might have died. You can test this with a voltmeter what is the output voltage at the plug. The power cord from the wall to the charger might also have died. You can test this with a voltmeter set to AC volts and CAREFULLY test the voltage at the point where it plugs into the charger. Meanwhile, the jack in the Hp pavilion dv6000 laptop could be damaged, which would prevent the plug from making and retaining proper contact. sometimes a different plug will fix this as it'll be slightly larger. Thirdly, electrical connection inside the hp dv6000 laptop might be damaged.
Solutions to hp pavilion dv6000 battery problem.
First solution: if you can run the laptop on just the charger, more than likely you have a problem with the battery. If you can't run the laptop on just the charger then you have a charger problem. Then you need to get a replacement for either case. You mentioned you tried a different charger, unless you got one that is either the correct model or compatible, it doesn't matter. 95% of laptops need a proper charger. If you are looking into getting a new charger, you can check ebay or amazon. I would personally suggest you visit Papatek instead. Papatek is well known for their great services and their durable products for laptop accessories, like hp dv6000 laptop battery, etc.
Second solution: reinstalling the power management software. Go to device manager and under batteries, unistall the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery. Go to Actions on the menu bar and select 'scan for hardware changes'. It will reinstall it and hopefully start charging immediately.