Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Laptop Battery

10 Jan 2014   #1
flogit

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 
Laptop Battery

May I have some advice here please,It's about my laptop and the battery The laptop is connected to the mains power supply most of the time and use it on the battery now and again,Now to the question is it advisable while the laptop is running from the mains power is it okay to leave the battery in place or would it be best to remove the battery while running from mains.
Hope that I have put the question plain enough.The Laptop is an HP Compaq.

With many thanks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
10 Jan 2014   #2
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by flogit View Post
is it advisable while the laptop is running from the mains power is it okay to leave the battery in place or would it be best to remove the battery while running from mains.
Its perfectly fine to leave it in place.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
10 Jan 2014   #3
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 

its not recommended for extended periods of time if you want to preserve the battery life.
when a battery fully charges it stops charging. then naturally it will discharge very slowly over time. this will cause it to start charging again. say frpm 99% to 100%. this will count as one charge cycle.

let this happen enough and it will severly lesson the battery life.
this also is worth noting if you leave it plugged in over night while off.

to condition a battery properly charge it fully, run it on battery until its at 20% or less then charge it.

But its not dangerous if thats the worry.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 Laptop Battery




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Laptop battery draining when laptop is shut down
I have an HP Probook 4540S. I don't use it that often and when I put it away, I make sure the battery is at 100%. Today, I went to use it, and it would not power on. I plugged in the A/C adapter and it powered up and showed the battery at 0%. I called HP and they said that is normal and...
Hardware & Devices
Replaced battery on laptop, Battery not taking charge.
Hi Guys, I have replaced the battery of my laptop after using it on AC supply for about year after my old battery died. I get this error message. "The AC power adapter type cannot be determined Battery may not charge. This problem might be solved by: Connect a Dell 65W AC adapter or...
Hardware & Devices
Laptop battery problem: laptop powers off unexpectedly at 20%
Hello there, I have an one year-old ASUS K53S Laptop, Windows 7 Home Premium, 6GB Ram and 500HDD. At the beginning, my battery lasted >3 hours in Balanced power mode (which is the one I alway use) and now due to regular use it last about 2 hours. Everything normal until here. About 2...
Performance & Maintenance
Laptop powers off unexpectedly at 20% battery left. 1YearOld Battery..
Hello there, I have an one year-old ASUS K53S Laptop, Windows 7 Home Premium 64bits, 6GB Ram and 500HDD. At the beginning, my battery lasted >3 hours in Balanced power mode (which is the one I alway use) and now due to regular use it last about 2 hours. Everything normal until here. About...
General Discussion
My laptop running on BATTERY and giving error 'No battery detected'
my battery was giving 1.5 hour power backup from last 4 months... then last month it decreased to 1 hour...from couple of days it decreased to 1/5 hour(with error 'Consider replacing new battery') and yesterday i was using on battery power... and battery had 34% power remaining.. suddenly battery...
General Discussion
Laptop battery
I was just wondering if anyone has a theory as how my laptop's battery could just suddenly stop working while i was away on vacation. I have a 2 year old HP dv6600 in very good shape, i have taken very good care of it and it has had no problems, i went away on a 2 month vacation and now when i...
Hardware & Devices


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 15:37.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App