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laptop batteries care & tips - Did you know that many laptop batteries stop working due to misuse and/or mishandling? Follow these tips to help keep your laptop’s battery – as well as your laptop – running strong. (Please note that all tips are meant for batteries currently in use. New batteries will need to be plugged in and charged for the first time.)
top reasons batteries stop working...
Leaving the laptop plugged in when not in use, which causes battery life to decrease over time
Forgetting to periodically disconnect the computer from its power source and let the battery run all the way down
Repeated shaking or dropping of the battery
Please note that all batteries will eventually run down and need to be replaced.

to help extend the life of your adapter...
every-day use storage
Once the battery is charged for the first time, avoid leaving the computer plugged in and turned off for more than a few hours at a time. Continuing to charge a fully-charged battery can damage the battery.
CAUTION
Periodically disconnect the laptop from its power source and let the battery's power run all the way down.
CAUTION
Never expose the battery to abnormal shock, vibration or pressure.
WARNING
Never subject the battery to heat, and never store it or use it near a heat source.
WARNING
If you will not be using your laptop for more than one month, remove the battery pack.
CAUTION
If you will not be using your laptop for more than eight hours, disconnect the AC adapter.
CAUTION
Store spare batteries in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Never store a battery in an area of high humidity.
WARNING
other tips
If you have extra batteries, rotate their use.
NOTE
for your safety
WARNING
Never attempt to disassemble, tamper with or repair a battery pack.
WARNING
Never drive a nail or any other sharp object into the battery pack, hit battery pack with a hammer or other object or step on it.
WARNING
Never connect the battery pack to a plug socket or a car cigarette plug socket.
WARNING
Never allow a battery pack to become wet.
safety icons
These tips contain safety instructions that must be observed to avoid potential hazards that could result in personal injuries, damage to your equipment, or loss of data. These safety cautions have been classified according to the seriousness of risk, and icons highlight these instructions as follows:
DANGER
Indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.
DANGER
Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
DANGER
Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate injury.
DANGER
Indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in property damage.
DANGER
Provides important information regarding your battery.
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