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Can i remove the battery?

So u mean to say i can still use my laptop even if i remove the battery..because i have the power chord is that wat u mean?

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Yes you can. The idea on a laptop is that the battery is only used when there is no other power source (AC power cord). When running on AC power, the laptop will also charge the battery.

It's actually good fashion to remove the battery when only using AC power for long periods of time. This will reduce chargings on the battery from normal power loss (all batteries lose power over time). One thing to do for sure is battery maintenance. This is easily done by simply running the battery dead and then giving it a full charge. This gives the cells in the pack a "stretch" if you want to put it that way. However, it's definitely able to be removed while on AC power.

One good thing about running the battery inside the laptop on AC power is; it acts as a UPS as well. The laptop can switch to the battery if the power fails or whatnot. :)

Not stepping on anyones shoes here, just thought I'd add some information.

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