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Dell c640 laptop battery

Need to replenish the battery and can't recall how to do it. I know your suppose to let the battery run low and turn off and then recharge is this correct.

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Re: dell c640 laptop battery

Normally that is the best way. Turn your system on and let it run down without the power cord. It will shutdown automatically when the battery is really low. Then with the system off, connect the power cord and let the battery recharge. I'd let give it at least a 10 hour charge if not overnight. Should be OK by then. When you power back up the next day, look for the "icon" that lets you check power levels. That little program should tell you loads of information that you might find useful. Look for "hints' that will extend your battery life too. The newer batteries today no longer have that "Memory Issue" they once had. Just remember re-chargeable batteries do wear out over time. You can only recharge them so many times but that's now in the hundreds with the newer ones or around 2-3 years depending on usage.

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