Starting an older laptop after many years off

Palermokid

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I have an older (built in 1997) Compaq 1530 (Windows 98) that has not been turned on for 13 years. It has a lithium battery in it. Is it okay to start it as is?
 

Palermokid

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Thank you, Lunarlander. My concern was with a battery that old. Could putting juice through it cause a damage to the computer itself?
 

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