So you can still use the computer. Will it boot at all with the battery inserted?
Originally Posted by Myron
Wouldn't using the AC Adapter have kept the power running? I hate to purchase a new battery if the battery isn't the real problem. Any thoughts?
The computer should have kept running.
If you take out the battery while the computer are running and have the AC adapter plugged in, it will keep running. You see the power goes to the system before the battery.
Still if the computer says that there are something wrong with the battery it's wise to get a new one. Getting a new battery will also increase the time the computer can be away from charger if it's an older laptop. Batteries looses capacity over time.
I even put a 16GB memory unit to speed-up performance
Are you talking about ready boost? It's a waste if you don't use a fast device. Like a USB 3 Flash drive. In Windows 7 Microsoft even removed the option in the "what to do with the device" menu that pups up when a USB is inserted. You can still use it in Windows versions newer than Vista.