Question about Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook

2 Answers

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?

Posted by on

2 Answers

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Novelist:

    An expert who has written 50 answers of more than 400 characters.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer got voted for 20 times.

  • Expert
  • 116 Answers

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.

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 2,794 Answers

Yes.

Posted on Sep 12, 2008

  • Tim Babcock
    Tim Babcock Sep 12, 2008

    I'm hoping you can rate these comments too for me.

×

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Stuck in sleep mode


remove the battery and unplug your power chord for 1 min. then plug your power chord back in and try to turn it back on.
if it works then plug your battery back in and see if it boots your system up without the power chord.
if everything works fine then go into your control panel and change your power options.

Feb 12, 2014 | HP Pavilion Dv7-4065Dx Laptop Lcd Screen...

1 Answer

Power does not on my laptop


This could be one of several reasons. The most common reasons that a laptop won't power up are a dead battery, or a non-functioning charging chord. My first step would be to plug the laptop into an outlet in the wall that I know for a fact works. If I am unfamiliar with that specific plug, I will plug something into that outlet that makes noise or light. Such as a lamp, stereo, or phone charger. After you have verified that the wall is giving electricity to the charging chord, the next step is to check the next step in the power chain. That would be where the chord from the wall plugs into the transformer box, that plugs into the laptop itself. So the first step is to check that the outlet that charges the laptop is receiving power. As a side not just because a top plug is getting power does not mean that a bottom plug is as well in my experience. After power received, next check connections. Those connections will include the transformer connection, and the laptop connection. Also you may wish to check for cut, loose, frayed, taped, kinked, or otherwise dangerous looking chords. I also do not recommend using third party Universal laptop chargers bought from the store. I only would use one of these in an emergency situation. I don't trust the power regulation. And on top of that a laptop charger chord is so much cheaper on-line if you buy from somewhere like e-bay. That charger will be laptop model specific. Generally a new charger is about $15-35 on e-bay, and a new battery could be as cheap as $50. Although I would also recommend finding out if your laptop is under warranty. If it is within a year old this is a good possibility. That route takes a lot of patience, but it is usually free.

Aug 31, 2011 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Hello MY HP laptop 4520s i3, turns off or restarts when i cut power adapter from him .can somebudy halp me for my problem


It's sad to say that your laptop battery pack needs a replacement or a technician to fix a hardware problem in there. How it happens it turn offs when you remove the power plug from it, battery pack are rechargeable so when you are using your power chord it means you are charging it also. Hope it helps you.

Jul 05, 2011 | HEWLETT-PACKARD ProBook 4520s

1 Answer

Cq50 laptop touchpad random issue


Remove the battery and the power chord and press the power button for about 30 seconds. Then place the power chord and battery and turn on the system.

Sep 04, 2009 | Compaq Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Power chord problem


(1) Does the machine work with the cord plugged, if so it is the battery or the charger circuit at fault

(2) If it does not work then there is either a break in the cable where it enters the plug which plugs into the back of the laptop or the power supply has failed

Aug 31, 2009 | Sony VAIO VGN-NR430E/S NoteBook

1 Answer

Hi, I have a compaq C740TU laptop. I am not able to switch on my laptop with battery alone...when i connect the power chord to my laptop, it doesn't get the power for sometime ... but after sometime...


remove yhe battery then check it if it starts normal then the battry is faulty but if problem persist with power then repair the motherboard

Jul 16, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I HAVE A LAPTOP ACER AND THE POWER DOES NOT TURN ON


It could be a battery problem. Try switching to AC mode by plugging in to an AC outlet using your Acer power chord (battery charger also). If the charger led don't light, it means it's defective and it can't charge your battery. Please try another power chord or battery charger then. Just remember to take out your battery when using your laptop in AC mode to lengthen your battery life. Regards!

Jul 05, 2009 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

1 Answer

My nb100 doesn't turn on.. can you help me?? even if i remove the battery and i just plug the charger chord.. it still won't turn on..


Make sure the light on your ac adaptor is lit when you plug it into the wall outlet so this way you know that the ac adaptor is working properly. If you do get an led to show up then try again, if you still don't get power to the laptop then take out the hard drive and dvd drive from the laptop and try again. If you still don't get power then for sure the motherboard is bad cause that means the voltage is going thru it properly.

Jun 06, 2009 | Toshiba Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Dell 620 Battery Issues


Chances are pretty good that your battery just needs to be replaced. Over time all rechargeable batteries loose their ability to hold a charge. It's also possible, but less likely, that there could be an issue with your AC power adapter or the charging circuitry inside the laptop.

Best bet would be to find a similar laptop with a battery that does charge and switch. If the problem follows the battery then you need a new one.

Dec 19, 2007 | Dell Latitude D620 Notebook

Not finding what you are looking for?
Dell Inspiron 1501 Notebook Logo

94 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Dell Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18386 Answers

mukhtar21 shaikh
mukhtar21 shaikh

Level 3 Expert

2017 Answers

Computer Links

Level 3 Expert

2385 Answers

Are you a Dell Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...