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thanks for the advice
"Edward J. Neth" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> None of the majors cover batteries in notebook PCs for more than a year,
> even with 3- or 4-year warranties on the rest of the system - that goes
> for Dell, IBM, Toshiba, HPaq, and eMachines.
> That's a pretty good price for a battery - you may find them slightly
> cheaper elsewhere, but pay attention to age - lithium batteries suffer
> from age as much as use, and with a lifespan of 18 months-2 years or so, a
> 6-month old battery may have as much as a third if its life used up before
> you even install it.
> "eblaster" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>>I need to replace the battery in 2.5 year old 450x notebook. Curious how
>>the battery isn't covered unedr the 3 year plan?
>> Any suggestions where to find a replacement? Gateway wanrts $109.