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How do i know if the battery is any good

Laptop works fine when it is plugged in. how do i test the battery or turn it on so i don't have to plug it in?

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  • bones45486 Feb 17, 2009

    thank you so much

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    DEKR May 11, 2010

    when charging battery does the battery light come on

    how old is system

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Control panel display
then screensaver and power
let me know

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Hi there you can right click on the desktop go to the power settings and look for the battery and do a status check on it if it is discharged or low and it has been plugged in for a long time and the pc has been showing that it is being charged i would probably say that yes the battery is going bad

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

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