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"Consider replacing your battery"

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by zirkel, Jan 19, 2013.

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  1. zirkel

    zirkel Thread Starter

    Jul 17, 2009
    hi, i have dell inspiron n3010. ive had it for 1 year and 7 months now. just yesterday in class, my laptop was working perfectly well and then when i got home, the battery icon says "Consider replacing your battery". ive been looking online for solutions but to no avail. i fully charged it last night but the battery got drained in 30 minutes. any solutions please?
  2. matthewdownloads


    Dec 28, 2008
    It's telling you the battery is knackered, which you verified is correct by the fact it only holds half an hour charge. Batteries can only be charged/discharged a number of times before they lose amp-hours and need replacing. If you overcharge batteries (eg. by forgetting to unplug at night) then this is another factor that severely reduces their life.

    Basically, it's not an error. You do actually need to buy a new battery for it.
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