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Windows 7: Laptop Battery Health Question

22 Sep 2010   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Laptop Battery Health Question

I was wondering if it is better to keep your laptop always plugged in,
or to plug it in only when the battery is dead/almost dead.
Would your battery last longer if you pugged it in only when necessary or constantly?


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22 Sep 2010   #2

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Proper Laptop Battery Care
This is a good article. It is very important to let the battery discharge ocassionally.
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22 Sep 2010   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate

If you are sitting near an outlet and your battery has a decent charge, take the battery out and just use the power from the wall. This way your battery isn't getting a constant flow of electricity coming to it, which should diminish any sort of life cycle decreases.

Obviously, if you are using your laptop and plan on taking it somewhere immediately after doing whatever you are doing, you can leave the battery in.
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22 Sep 2010   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Thank you guys for the help
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