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Laptop Battery Replacement Discussion

So,
It's time for a new battery for my HP DV1000.
Is there a discussion that someone can point me to involving safety, OEM vs aftermarket, best bang for the buck,etc?

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BANG may be the right word.

After so many failed replacements the only advice you'll get from me is to get the one from the maker.

Or else.
Bob

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Agree with Bob . . .

Bite the bullet and buy an OEM. Made for the machine, factory warranty, etc.

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