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Re: acer laptop how to get the battery to last long?
Batteries last about a year depending on if you let it fully discharge before recharge the very 1st time you use it. the real average is to expect about 6 months usage before it degrades. by one year you'll be lucky if it gives you 30min charge.
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Remove the main battery and power supply charger adapter from the laptop, wait a few minute to get rid of any residual charge, now install the battery, power up! if no change remove battery, next plug the power supply back in, power on, if yes! the main battery is bad and needs replacement. If no change reply to this message so I can help you further. If you having low memory issues, the ram needs to be upgraded.
A brand new battery has to be charged for 8 hours.For any battery related issue, a reset or calibration can be done.Just drain all the charge in the battery by using the laptop only on battery power( ie,with the Charger/Adaptor disconnected).After the comp shuts down due to no power,then charge the battery for 8-10 hours and then check if its fully getting charged or not
At times a BIOS update can fix battery related issues.
If the laptop battery is more than 3 - 4 years old then the battery could be worn out. Rechargeable batteries have a finite number of charge and discharge cycles and will lose their charge capacity over time, i.e. won't charge to 100% and gradually the charge reduces until the battery won't charge up at all. OR The battery shows a 100% charge but when the adapter is disconnected the battery drops off to zero capacity in a very short time. If the battery drops to an unacceptable charge level then the battery needs to be replaced.
Did you do a full cycle charge when you got the Laptop? When you buy the Laptop you have to use the computer on battery till the battery dies and then charge battery for 12 hours and you repeat that another time. Most likely your battery it is damaged. Maybe you call the company and they might replace it for you.
For acer 9410 you have 2 options for battery. an 8 cell battery which normally would last for 3.5 hrs. or a 6 cell battery that lasts for 2 hours. but that would depend on the application that you are using. for example, the battery will last longer if .you are just using it for email or chat compared to watching video. Why is that? its because watching video and playing games requires heavy processing thus consuming more battery. we should also remember that rechargeabu le batteries are consumable parts. it runs out in time. it is normal for it to degrade after a year. if it has'nt been a year since you purchased this computer then call acer and ask for a replacement battery. hope this helps?