hey i have a 8890 and it seems like the life on my battery is dying...it isnt lasting more than an hour now. is there anyway i can revive its life.
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9/22/03 at 8:30pm
|Originally posted by Kaelion
Why can't you cycle the battery while playing games? Won't this speed up the process in draining the battery?
|Originally posted by Keen
Yes, up until it hits those last few bits of charge, and then your machine shuts down, which is a bad thing (presumably without shutting down properly; my sager hasn't arrived, so I'm not sure how the machine acts when the battery dies).
|Originally posted by jamesshuang
Well, that's not a bad idea, except usually microsoft's stupid power management kicks in and shuts down the laptop before it's fully charged, which can actually be more deleterious to the battery. That's why you should leave it on BIOS, which has no such features, and will only shut down when the battery is drained.