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hilariapdx
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Registered: ‎06-09-2010
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cord trouble

This is not good.  I feel a little sick about this.  My Nook needs a charge.  No problem, right? So I plug it in for hours and...no charge. It will shut itself down soon.  12% charge left.  Checked the power source - it works. Check that I have the right adapter (I'm visiting france from US). I have the correct one and it works with other electronics.  When I plug the Nook into the computer it is not even recognized "new hardware".  My cord is bad, yes? 

 

It didn't used to be.

 

What do I do? All my reading material is on my Nook and I'm in France! I need to read. I mean, I love to read!

 

please send all brilliant solutions.

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LarryOnLI
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Registered: ‎01-04-2010
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Re: cord trouble

 

hilariapdx wrote:

This is not good.  I feel a little sick about this.  My Nook needs a charge.  No problem, right? So I plug it in for hours and...no charge. It will shut itself down soon.  12% charge left.  Checked the power source - it works. Check that I have the right adapter (I'm visiting france from US). I have the correct one and it works with other electronics.  When I plug the Nook into the computer it is not even recognized "new hardware".  My cord is bad, yes? 

 

It didn't used to be.

 

What do I do? All my reading material is on my Nook and I'm in France! I need to read. I mean, I love to read!

 

please send all brilliant solutions.

 

 

The connector on your nook is standard "micro USB". 

 

Any micro USB charger/cable will work with your nook. 

 

I personally usually charge my nook at night with the charger for my blackberry.

 

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JohnP51
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Registered: ‎12-31-2008
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Re: cord trouble

What Larry is is correct. I use my cord for my Samsung Moment to charge my nook sometimes from my computer. And visa versa. Almost any electronic store will have one.

John

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AJStone
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Registered: ‎06-10-2010
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Re: cord trouble

I just had the exact same issue, I was at 12% battery so I went to charge it for the 2nd time since I got it and nothing happened, tried multiple outlets and even just plugged the USB into my netbook, got nothing.... So I did the reset where you old down the power button for 30 seconds, once 30 seconds is up let go and then just tap it to turn it on. Once it powered back on I plugged it in with the same nook cable I was using before and this time it started to charge.

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