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Gateway labtop battery charging problems

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December 8, 2009 1:50:42 PM

My GateWay labtop battery is discharging at a rate of 1-2%. How can I get the battery to fully charge?

Lois
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December 8, 2009 9:10:32 PM

How old is the battery? If it is an older battery, chances are that it may be on it's last leg.
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December 9, 2009 11:09:50 AM

Well, for one, if you are good with a multi meter you can check to see if the contacts are working and charging. Check the battery, the contacts of the unit and the contacts of the battery---make sure the pins have ample spring or resistance enough to make good contact (they get worn).

You can see if the unit runs w/out the battery just on AC.
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