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Battery not holding charge - should I just leave it off?

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August 1, 2012 2:58:24 PM

The battery on my laptop hasn't been holding charge, so I've tended to leave it plugged into the mains to keep it going. This makes me think I should just take the battery out and run it off the mains all of the time.

Would removing the battery cause any problems? Is there any advantage - will it use slightly less power?

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a b D Laptop
August 1, 2012 3:09:58 PM

Have you checked your charger? It needs to provide the rated voltage under charging load.
August 1, 2012 3:12:18 PM

I've had it from new and used it a LOT, think the battery is just worn out. I'm not bothered about getting the battery working - more about the best thing to do going forwards.
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