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The battery light remains on unless the power

The battery light shows red all the time on unless the power source is connected to the mains. The battery no longer shows a full charge. Is the battery damaged and do I need to purchase a new one.

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If the computer will run on battery alone, and you cannot fully charge the battery, it's probably time for a new battery. The life expectancy is 2-3 years if treated right. Some people get a lot more life than others.
Here's a suggestion: when you run your computer, let the battery run fully down at least once a month. Do not leave it plugged in to line power all the time. Do not keep charging it when it is only a little bit discharged.

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