battery life

  rocketbob 19:33 01 Apr 2011
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acer travelmate 5720 the battery is only lasting about 30 mins before i get the warning it needs charging its only 2 years old and the laptop used only indoors with mains lead pluged in, i have been using a cooling fan what run from a usb, most of the time could that have damaged the battery

  northumbria61 19:41 01 Apr 2011

Your battery is probably failing if it is 2yrs old.
Acer only guarantee them for 6 months.

  northumbria61 19:42 01 Apr 2011

If you only use it indoors and permanently "plugged in" then remove the battery and just use it from the mains.

  rocketbob 19:51 01 Apr 2011

thanks northhumbria61

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