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Hello, the battery on my dell vostro 1500 is fully charged, at 65% of its life and passes the dell diagnostic tool, but.. when i take out the plug the battery fails in less than 5 seconds. any help is greatly appreciated. i've already flashed the BIOS

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Ifthe laptop battery is more than 3 - 4 years old then the battery could be wornout. Rechargeable batteries have a finite number of charge and discharge cyclesand will lose their charge capacity over time, i.e. won't charge to 100% andgradually the charge reduces until the battery won't charge up atall. ORThe battery shows a 100% charge but when the adapter is disconnected thebattery drops off to zero capacity in a very short time. Ifthe battery drops to an unacceptable charge level then the battery needs to bereplaced.

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