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Laptop on battery or just plugged to electricity

#1
I have a laptop I m using it like a desktop I was wondering should i use it without battery by electric only ?

here its link of my laptop if it helps

PS: I m using my laptop with europe plug since I live in europe I m using another plug to plug it plugger
 

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richc46

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Fairfield County, CT

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#2
I have read that it is best to let it run on battery now and then and recharge when 2/3 used. If you just keep it plugged in, actually no problem. The battery will just die sooner, but no matter to you, since you have it plugged in.
 

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System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Dell XPS420
    Memory
    6 gig
    Graphics Card(s)
    ATI Radeon HD3650 256 MB
    Sound Card
    Intergrated 7.1 Channel Audio
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Dell SP2009W 20 inch Flat Panel w Webcam
    Hard Drives
    640 gb
    Cooling
    Fan
    Mouse
    Dell USB 4 button optical
    Keyboard
    Dell USB
    Other Info
    DSL provided by ATT

ilikefree

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New Zealand

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#3
I did that with my last laptop and used the battery as a power supply if the power went off (uninterrupted power supply)
Richard is right it will die sooner than it normally would if not used regularly.
 

My Computer

System One

  • Manufacturer/Model
    Lenovo Thinkpad T400
    CPU
    Intel Mobile Core 2 Duo P8700 @ 2.53GHz
    Motherboard
    LENOVO 64734VM
    Memory
    2.00GB Single-Channel DDR3 @ 531MHz
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel Mobile Intel 4 Series Express Chipset Family
    Sound Card
    Conexant 20561 SmartAudio HD
    Monitor(s) Displays
    15 inch
    Screen Resolution
    1280 x 800
    Hard Drives
    1x 180GB Intel 530 series SSD
    1 x 120GB Hitachi 5400rmp
    1 x 650GB Western Digital Elements 5400rpm
    1x 1Tb Western Digital Elements 5400rpm
    Internet Speed
    Medium for New Zealand
    Other Info
    Weakest part of my computer is the graphics chipset.
    Only ever used a laptop.
    Also use USB Freeview TV Card
    Lenovo Docking Station
    External Speakers
    Other bits a pieces as needed