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Battery I used to keep my computer in my car for use on the road. I recently tried to use it and it will not rub off the battery. The power usage shows the battery at 73% and charging. The computer is less than two years old and has been operated on house power most of the time. Is their any simple way to test the battery or do the connections fail?

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  • subtodhanam Nov 19, 2007

    my T40 is NOT charging suddenly. I dont know whether it battery problem or power connector prbolem. How do I find the orginator of the problem



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If you did keep the lappy on the charger all the time with the batt still pluged in it will wear the batt down...Yes even if you never ran off the batt...they lose power and recharge even when not being run off of...check the connections though and if you can see any probs (dirt,disscoloration anything) then it could be there. If now try finding a batt store that deals with batts they norm can test and fix em if its only a cell or so that has gone bad other than that run it down till its dead and recharge it to the max and see..

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