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when i power on my pc it says that my battery started very low and i need to purchase a new one , i have been using it in Ac power sometimes does that affect the life of batery, is there a chance that my battery will drian faster if i use in Ac power. thank you

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using your laptop with your charger plugged in.. it will damage your battery ..




so you need to replace your battery ..


thats the best solution .

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-> AlaaAl90


I did not know this.  I have used my HP laptop for 2 years now, rarely using the battery power, but always, aslmost 24/7, using mains power.  I think HP should make a warning of this prominent.


Thank you for this informative and IMPORTANT  post.


However, my laptop is still good for battery life of about 15 - 20 minutes.


Would the battery life be prolonged if, when using mains power for long periods, the battery were removed ? (prolonged over leaving the battery in place while mains was used)


On the other hand, read this article, and a couple of the refrences therein, for a better idea: then then the issue is "Does my laptop actively manage charging/prolonging lifetime ? "  I may be wrong but I have the impression that in my laptop's controls (might not be in control panel, but a piece of HP software) there was an option to 'Prolong battery lifetime"  (under software control ?)....In the HP Advisor Dock on my laptop, if I search for 'battery' I come acreoss the article (at the top of the list) 'Taking Care of your Laptop's Battery'  (which must have been written before 2011) which gives a general description of the limited battery care available in W7 and 'some manufacturers': it is not specific to my laptop, nor HP it seems.   Having looked at one reference (from ,, I recommend reading it. Another worth a look is (Dell, it seems, may give the option to disable battery charge while plugged in, but I think you need to use and charge your battery once in a while if you do this [remembering to keep your battery cool at all times and the optimum charge level for a Li battery 'in store' is "40  percent")




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