I have to keep resetting my laptop. Do I need a new battery

sccclem

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I recently got an Acer Swift 3 in April. It is a refurbished laptop and the model is SF315-52-52YN. I never have the computer in anything but sleep mode. I only shut down the computer if it needs an update or if I am not going to be using it for a long period of time. About every 3 weeks the computer won't turn on after being in sleep mode. I have to reset it using the battery pinhole because holding down the power button for 30 seconds doesn't work. The first time it happened I thought it was going to stop but it didn't. I'm worried that if I have to keep resetting the battery the computer will permanently die on me within a year. Do I need to replace the battery?
 

Oddba11

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Is it connected to AC power or only using battery? Sleep mode still uses power, so if it's just sitting there on the battery, it's likely getting low and powering off.
 

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