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6 Powerful Laptop Battery Tips
How to know when to retire your old laptop battery and the replacement options you should consider.
Be careful with your laptop battery's use and it will last you for hundreds of charging cycles -- usually about 500 recharges. This equates to about 1 to 2 years of general use. Unfortunately, after that point, even the best units start to lose their ability to fully hold a charge. Here's what to consider when your old laptop battery shows signs of being in decline: