Dell Inspiron 8000 battery life 15 minutes

  Mr Anderson 21:05 12 Jun 2003
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I think I have a problem, darn thing wont keep a charge. Only get fifteen minutes work out of it, only using Office.
Any ideas for where to get a cheap replacement?

Cheers all

  Agent Smith 22:09 12 Jun 2003

Ah Mr Anderson

  Mr Anderson 23:13 12 Jun 2003

What about the irony that I am looking for a replacment battery?

Any ideas guys?

  jazzypop 23:17 12 Jun 2003
  Belatucadrus 00:36 13 Jun 2003

click here Absolute battery, they don't list Dell on the web page, but they do have them, try an e-mail [email protected]

  OldBaldy 01:12 13 Jun 2003

I bought a Sharp Laptop from PC World, never used the battery for the first couple months, and I've only ever once had more than 10 mins - nowadays, a full charge will JUST (well sometimes) let the machine boot before it dies. At the time I bought the machine, I was actually working there (10% staff discount was the only reason the price was right) so I knew I'd be wasting my time complaining - PC World considers batteries to be a consumable (apparently).

  Mr Anderson 19:32 13 Jun 2003

Thanks all for your help
Sorry I didnt reply sooner... busy day!

Cheers again

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