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Old 06-09-2007, 09:13 PM   #1
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Default AC Adapter with Notebook

Whats the best way to maximize a notebook battery ignoring the way I use it, but more the way I charge it.

Is it bad/good to keep it plugged at all times whenever i'm using it?
Or do I completely use up the battery until it tells me critical battery, then plug it in and repeat?

And is it bad to plug it to AC when its not completely wiped out of power? Like say its 60% and I begin charging it, will that reduce the battery life?

Thx in advance. Hope I didn't make it too confusing.

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Old 06-10-2007, 03:17 AM   #2
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No, I have a laptop. it makes no difference how I charge it!

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Old 06-10-2007, 10:39 AM   #3
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Keeping it plugged in all the time won't hurt it at all. I'd say that if you are using it sitting at a table or a desk, keep it plugged in so you don't have to use the battery. Then if you want to take it somewhere else just unplug it, use it and then plug it back in whenever the battery gets low.

Although it is good to run the battery completely dead once in a while and then charge it up.
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