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Old 10-28-2008, 03:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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As title my laptops battery only lasts 30-45mins when unplugged so i just leave it plugged in most the time, is that ok or will it ruin the battery after a while?
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Some people say yes, some say no. I leave mine plugged in all the time cause I use it at my desk and it's on 24/7 unless I take it somewhere. If your battery only lasts 30 minutes there's no real reason to worry, it's time for a new battery anyways. What you could try is draining the battery down to 2-3% and then doing a full recharge, that may recondition it a bit.
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new battery time its overcharged/ overheated/ overused
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Here is a cheaper way to deal with a dead laptop battery. just refill it.

Jay’s Technical Talk Refilling laptop batteries!
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