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Windows 7: Dell laptop battery problem

09 Apr 2009   #1
NettaUK

Vista 32bit SP1
 
 
Dell laptop battery problem

I was using laptop today when battery power started dropping at an alarming rate..................I have used the battery 2 or 3 times for less than 10 minutes in 2 years.
Maybe that is the problem.A message said replace battery,when I took the battery out ,it appears to be rechargeable!!??.
The main problem is why did it suddenly lose power?
Hope I've chosen correct place to post. Any help appreciated.


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09 Apr 2009   #2
BatteryFuel

Vista
 
 

Laptop batteries lose their ability to hold a charge when they are not used on a regular basis. Conditioning the battery once a month will help to recharge the battery and help the cells remember how to hold a full charge. If you let a battery drain slowly due to no use, eventually you will have a dead battery.

Laptop batteries only last 18-24 months to begin with and if it is not being charged and discharged regularly, the cells have no way to learn how to hold a charge. It is very important to initially condition the batttery with 2-4 complete charge/discharge cycles and then maintian it once a month to get the best performance.

More battery tip info:
http://www.batteryfuel.com/faq1.html
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09 Apr 2009   #3
NettaUK

Vista 32bit SP1
 
 
Battery info.

Most grateful.So much to learn and I do enjoy that.
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20 May 2009   #4
cavin

xp
 
 

maybe your battery is dying, you can replace the battery
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20 May 2009   #5
cavin

xp
 
 

i recommend some laptop battery store:
hp laptop batteries
espow batteries
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