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SONY VAIO VGN-FS980 Battery does not hold charge

My battery lasts for less than 5 minutes - any suggestions? It is not a part of the recall program and I understand there may be different ideas to get it to restore a partial charge before I incur the cost of a new one...

THanks in advance,

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  • cford31 Nov 07, 2008

    Did you find out a solution for this besides buying a new battery?

  • Anonymous Dec 19, 2008

    my battery also does not hold a charge

  • Anonymous Jan 18, 2009

    two years old holds charge with minimal screen brightness, wireless networks off, and muted sound for about twenty minutes. Really the only option without getting all electrical or dangerous is to buy a new one but you can find the same model battery with more mAh and have a long life. The higher the mAh the longer the battery will last.

  • internetmail Mar 04, 2009

    no solutions yet on the battery, should be able to get it to hold a charge, it is a rechargeable lithium-ion battery - and yes I know batteries often die but with the overheating issues etc - just thought I might gain some insight.

  • Dan
    Dan May 11, 2010

    how old is your laptop? Laptops in general are not known for long lasting batteries.

  • internetmail Dec 23, 2013

    no I didn't. still curious. did get a new pc :)



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