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Old 09-06-2012, 09:40 AM   #1
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battery issue?


Hello guys

I might need to replace the battery of this netbook, however, I have no idea.

happens that I closed the lid of my netbook (asus 1005ha) and it did not went to sleep.... i put it on a hurry inside the bag and of course, as it is on a closed container, it cranked the fan and battery got drained. (happened a couple of time... from time to time I'm always in a hurry)

anyways, out of the sudden, kde battery monitor said something like battery capacity is 4x%, which means battery need to be replaced etc.


i put 4x because sometimes it says 49%, sometimes it says 45...

Netbook was bought on april 2010 and battery still charges but does not last as before.


Please advice.
 
Old 09-08-2012, 02:59 PM   #2
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put up with a shorter battery life or buy a battery. You may even be able to find extra capacity ones for your box. I did on ebay, but I had to wait.
 
Old 09-09-2012, 01:23 AM   #3
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There are 3 major things that can shorten a li-ion battery's life, age, deep discharge and heat. Seems like you have done all 3 to one battery. Of course, overcharge is a really big problem, but there is protection in place for that.
 
Old 09-26-2012, 03:56 PM   #4
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you could always try and rebuild the battery, take it apart and see what batteries are inside it order them online and coonect them up but you will need a soldering iron.
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