Re: Laptop battery keeps discharging

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by doS, Apr 29, 2010.

  1. doS

    doS Guest

    no its two AA size idiot


    "Evan Platt" <> wrote in message
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    > On Tue, 27 Apr 2010 01:19:08 -0400, wrote:
    >
    >>I have a Lenovo 10" netbook which I only use now and then when I'm
    >>travelling. I
    >>always put it away with a full charge, but when I take it out to use it,
    >>the
    >>battery is always just about dead. I turn it off, obviously, before I put
    >>it in
    >>its case. Why should the battery discharge when it's not being used. I'm
    >>talking
    >>mabye a month between usages. Thanks.

    >
    > What kind of battery - Lithium Ion? What's the voltage and milliamp
    > hour rating on the battery? All batteries have a self discharge rate -
    > meaning doing nothing, the battery will drain. Possibly, your netbook
    > is using the battery as a CMOS battery - you can test this by taking
    > off the battery next time you store it, and see if the next time you
    > turn it on if - 1. The battery is now full and 2 - if you have to
    > confirm the date / time and possibly the BIOS settings. (Go into the
    > BIOS prior and make note of any settings, however likely there won't
    > be any major settings you need to change).
    >
    > Lack of use could also be the problem. Possibly every once in a while,
    > charge the laptop up, unplug it, use it (on battery power), let the
    > battery go almost all the way out, then shut down and plug in.
    >
    > Additionally, how old is the battery?
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    > address.
     
    doS, Apr 29, 2010
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  2. doS

    doS Guest

    didn't call you an idiot

    "Evan Platt" <> wrote in message
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    > On Thu, 29 Apr 2010 15:30:04 -0400, "doS" <>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>no its two AA size idiot

    >
    > When calling someone an idiot, it helps to use proper punctuation.
    > First, there's a difference between its and "it's". Second, "it's two
    > AA size idiot" is completely different from "it's two AA size, idiot."
    >
    > Aside from that, "What kind of battery" is a valid question. There's
    > Lithium Ion, NiMh, or, unlikely, NiCd.
    >
    > Thanks for trying though.
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    > address.
     
    doS, Apr 30, 2010
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