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Toshiba a75-s125 i got this laptop ... it charges the battery but battery does not last that long. after 5 - 15 mins it shuts off and i try to reboot i enter config screen. I select norm boot and i starts again for 2 mins then shuts off. i am wondering is it over heating ... the dc input or the power supply?

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Re-charageable batteries have a finite number of charge and discharge cycles.

If your battery is a Ni-cad type battery and it is not very old, it may have a memory problem. Ni-cad batteries that are not regularly discharged to a flat state and then fully charged develops a shorter full charged capacity. This occurs when you charge a half flat battery regularly, it remembers this state/capacity. The only way to fix this problem is to discharge the battery until it is flat and then charge it to full capacity, this needs to be done quite a number of times until it regains its full capacity. If you cannot regain full capacity, you need to replace it.

If you battery is a Li-ion type of battery and does not holds it charge after a few days, even if the battery indicator shows it as fully charged and when the laptop is running on the battery and it does not last more than 1 hour then the battery needs replacing.

I don't recommend buying a second hand battery, you don't know how long it will last.

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It sounds like your battery is out of time. Buy a new one.

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