Originally Posted by pidgeon92
Charge it on a wall charger instead of USB. When a computer goes to sleep, the USB ports may not be actively charging, and may - in fact - discharge a fully charged device.
I have always connected the Kindle's usb cable with the charger for ipod nano. I have charged my Kindle Paperwhite by using this method about 5 months and there was no problem similar to what happened recently.
The charger for ipod nano I have used to connect with the Kindle usb cable is similar to this link: http://steily.en.alibaba.com/product...d_NANO_5G.html