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Laptop Battery

Hey Cnet,
My laptop's battery is non removeable, and I never move my laptop.
Which strategy is better to keep the battery:
Having the laptop always plugged in?
Charge and recharge the battery?

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At the office.

We just set them on the desk and plug them in.

Just last year some laptops were cycled out. Some had been plugged in for over 5 years. Result? One unit had a battery rated about 86% of capacity and the other was over 95%. Makes you think those folk that pull out batteries etc. work far too hard.

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At the office

Interesting! Thank you.

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Re: battery

Always keep the adapter plugged in the mains outlet and connected to the laptop.

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