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by vekylarsen / August 27, 2010 11:54 AM PDT

I have Dell laptop and I'd like to know can I leave the charger plug in my computer all the time even though the battery is fully charged?

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / August 30, 2010 10:24 PM PDT
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We must have some hundreds of Dell laptops that are left plugged in for years.

Yes, a decade ago this was a problem but today it should be fine unless the laptop has a defect.
Bob

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by TheManNextDoor / September 8, 2010 11:17 PM PDT
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To insure a better battery life, Try to unplug the battery while it gets 100% charged up. because when the battery is fully charged its power life gets damaged if you kept on providing energy with the plug.
i was doing it the wrong way and it cost me 2 hours of my battery life! my battery used to last 4hours and now it lasts only 2 hours.
when u're able to use the plug remove the battery, thats the best way to insure a better battery life

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