Revive a laptop battery

  Nerex 16:55 22 Aug 2004
Locked

My laptop was in storage for about 6 months while I was waiting to move house. When I went to use it again the battery (lithium ion) was completely dead and wouldn't re-charge. Does anyone out there know if there is any way to revive it, or will I have to stump up the £100+ for a new one.
I hardly ever used the battery and the computer is now only about 18 months old.

  pj123 17:02 22 Aug 2004

I don't know anything about laptops but give this place a go and see if they can help you. click here

  Djohn 17:05 22 Aug 2004

click here will tell you how to revive your battery and lots more tips on keeping your Laptop battery in good condition. j.

  Graham ® 17:09 22 Aug 2004

Some lithium-ion batteries fail due to excessive low discharge. If discharged below 2.5 volts per cell, the internal safety circuit opens and the battery appears dead. A charge with the original charger is no longer possible. Some battery analyzers (Cadex) feature a boost function that reactivates the protection circuit of a failed battery and enables a recharge.

Extract from click here

  Nerex 18:38 22 Aug 2004

Thanks i now know a lot more about batteries
Cheers

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Best Black Friday Deals 2017

How modern book design was influenced by illustrated manuscripts

Best Black Friday Apple Deals 2017

Les meilleurs logiciels de montage vidéo gratuits (en 2017)