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02 Feb 2012   #1
ddiehl

Windows 7
 
 
Laptop batteries on Ebay...

Well the battery in my HP Pavilion laptop seems like it's ready to go down for the dirt nap, and I was wondering if anyone has any experience with the ones sold on Ebay, or Amazon..

Any advice would be greatly appreciated..

Thanks..


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02 Feb 2012   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

I would avoid any batteries not from HP or other computer manufactures. You will pay more but if they blow up in your face you have recourse. A third-party after market battery you have no recourse if it fails.
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03 Feb 2012   #3
TwilightTrekker

Win 7
 
 

Thanks for that perspective.
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03 Feb 2012   #4
dreamer

Windows 8 Pro
 
 

+1 to logicearth.

I recently had my battery changed on my DELL laptop.I got the company one even though the batteries from other sources were cheaper.When it comes to batteries go with the laptop manufacturer.
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03 Feb 2012   #5
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

I got one for my HP over a year ago and it works great. Has 2 year warranty.

Laptop Battery Depot: Your source for batteries!

Jim
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03 Feb 2012   #6
TVeblen

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1
 
 

I have bought a few replacements from both sources. No issues.

I do not buy the after-market "compatible" parts. I buy the branded replacements from sellers with good rep.

The parts look genuine, the numbers match, and they perform like the real deal. How they can sell these parts for much less than the manufacturer is just typical retail marketing. The manufacturer will sell it for full MSRP (there are a bunch of business reasons why it is important they do this), but wholesalers and retailers can discount the price to their hearts content.
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03 Feb 2012   #7
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

In this case, you get what you pay for. A no name would probably work, but it might not last very long.
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03 Feb 2012   #8
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Avoid chinese made knock off batteries. They seem like a great deal, but then you find they don't hold a charge, don't last long, don't quite fit, etc.
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