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Old 07-02-2014, 03:10 PM   #16
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I think it is best to purchase complete products. Yes, you could have not only exposed yourself or others or laptop or house to some danger not only by fire but hazardous chemicals.
 
Old 07-04-2014, 05:58 AM   #17
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If you open a battery it has cells, replacing with the exact same cells is not that scary. Unless, you're marking up the price?
 
Old 07-13-2014, 11:23 PM   #18
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HaHa, here's a "good" idea: "Have only triple A batteries? Fill the gaps with foil balls..."
 
Old 07-14-2014, 08:34 AM   #19
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I ordered a new battery from Amazon and now the laptop is reporting the charge again. The battery was $38 and $6.50 shipping. It would have cost me almost that much to replace the cells and then there is the possibility that they could catch fire or explode.
Thanks for the help.
Glad you got it resolved, and happy to be dead wrong; I figured that since the old one had some voltage that the battery wasn't the problem. You figured that it was acceptable to buy a replacement and that worked out. I agree also on the subject avoiding replacing cells as far as hassle goes, when the cost of a new one is minimal.
 
Old 07-14-2014, 02:46 PM   #20
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