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Charging laptop

Discussion in 'Do It Yourself (Not Computer-Related)' started by goldtoe, Apr 22, 2010.

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  1. goldtoe

    goldtoe Thread Starter

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    I am an old guy, and need some help. I have a Gateway laptop computer, and I am wondering how to tell when it is fully charged. It starts charging when a purple light comes on, and then after a little bit a blue light comes on. Does that actually go out when it is fully charged, or does it remain on?
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  2. JohnWill

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    Leave it for a few hours, I suspect it'll stay on. All the laptops here have a light that indicates they're connected to A/C power.
     
  3. goldtoe

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    Thank you John Will. I suspected that was the case, but didn't want to disconect before battery was fully charged. Thank you again.
     
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    When you boot the laptop and disconnect the power, the battery status will show up in the system tray, you can check the state of charge there.
     
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