Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Feb 2010 23:55 UTC
Windows The past few weeks or so, there's been a lot of interest in a supposed battery status report bug in Windows 7. After installing Windows 7, some users reported seeing "consider replacing your battery"-warnings in systems that appeared to be operating just fine on Windows XP or Vista. After extensive research, Steven Sinofsky has now explained on the Engineering 7 blog that the fault is not with Windows 7 - it really, really is your battery.
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Battery Topic
by OSGuy on Tue 9th Feb 2010 08:50 UTC
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Since we are on the battery topic, I am kind of confused about something.

Is it OK to have your laptop while the battery is inside permanently plugged in to the power? I mean at work, we have the laptops permanently plugged in while the battery is in the laptop. Don't we over charge and destroy the cells? Someone told me it's worse to have it charged every two hours than having it plugged in permanently. Is this true? I think once it reaches 100% it no longer charges but I am not sure.

Edited 2010-02-09 08:51 UTC

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