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Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IAP - New to Lenovo Battery issues & Windows 10

Q: Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IAP - New to Lenovo Battery issues & Windows 10

Hello! I am new to Lenovo and picked up my 1st laptop yesterday when my HP died. I have always had HP and grew tired of how easy they break & poor battery life, so I wanted to try a different band. I love the computer, the keyboard, track pad & screen are amazing. I bought the ideapad 320-15IAP for about $330 (Including tax) The specs at the store advertised 4.5-5 Hours of battery life, but I have not been able to get a charge better than 2 hours. For someone that uses my laptop at work and on the go, this will not do. Can any one offer up any advice? Does lenovo sell stronger batteries for ideapad that I can replace with this current battery? My next issue is the Windows 10 update that you are forced to do, I have been trying to install it since 9PM last night, it is now 9PM tonight, a full 24 hours, and it has not fully installed. I have done my fair share of google searches and many people have had these same issues too, but no good solutions outside of deep computer hacking, I don't want to have to do that on a brand new computer. Thanks for any and all help!

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I purchased my Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IAP on 9/14/17 and received in 9/19/17. It runs Windows 10 Home (64-bit). Upon initial boot-up, I was prompted to do all the Windows 10 Updates. Everything worked fine. Yesterday 9/20/17 I called someone on Facebook Messenger and had no issues. Then, today, 9/21/17, I tried to call and suddenly they couldn't hear me. I went through the following troubleshooting steps: 1) Used internal troubleshooter. The worst it could come up with was that I had a "generic" audio driver.2) Opened up sound properties, checked recording devices. Realtek was a) enabled, b) the default, c) not muted.3) Used automatic system and driver update, reboot. (Note it only recommended a BIOS update.)4) Manually uninstalled audio device/driver, reboot, manually reinstall audio device/driver from Lenovo website, reboot.(All the while, confirming multiple times that the microphone was enabled, default, and not muted. Also checking in other programs to see if it would work.) Nothing has worked. I don't know if this is something I can fix at this point, or if there's a hardware failure and I need to return/exchange the laptop. The computer itself insists that everything is working fine, at least in terms of drivers, and it is recognizing the mic. Note I do have sound, just no recording ability with the internal mic. Help?

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So i got my new ideapad notebook laptop and when i opened the amd crimson i got a nottification that says "The AMD CrossFire internal bridge interconnects linking your graphics cards together are not properly attached. For more information, see the user's guide for your graphic card." anyone know how i can fix it or i must send it to the service.

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Hola, quisiera me ayudaran desde hace unos dias mi laptop leonovo me esta mostrando este mensaje "TU LICENCIA DE WINDOWS EXPIRARÁ PRONTO. TIENES QUE ACTIVAR WINDOWS EN CONFIGURACION" como resuelvo esto? Esta laptop es nueva de paquete la compre hace menos de un año en Estados Unidos pero ahorita estoy en España... ayudenme! Les adjunto una foto del mensaje para que vean... gracias

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Information about the product
 
Admin note; subject edited

A:Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IAP Information?

Hello Arkblonde01, welcome to the Community,
 
You might like to be a little more specific as to the type of information you are looking for?  A good place to start is always the PSREF site; here's the page relevant to the 320;http://psref.lenovo.com/syspool/Sys/PDF/Lenovo%20Laptops/ideapad%20320%20(15_),%20320%20(15_%20Touch...

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Hi i buy Lenovo IdeaPad 320-15IAP model with 1.10 ghz celeron procesor series N3350, then i want buy 8GB RAM with a higher RAM frequency of 1600 mhz type 1800 or 2000 mhz,..is that possible or not?  

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Hi ... It's been since yesterday that the keyboard of my Lenovo Ideapad 320-15 years ago worked, it works in the bios. I tried a windows downgrade from 1803 to 1709 with a format without solving. In windows it tells me that the drivers are adequate. Do I have to bring it for assistance?

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I have a Lenovo Ideapad 320 15IAP 80xr I am planning to upgrade it to a 500GB SSD and while I am in there I thought why not upgrade the ram. Is the ram upgradable, if so what kind of ram does it take and does it take 1 or 2?

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Hi all, i just received my new notebook (lenovo ideapad 320-15IAP) and I really like it. However I updated everything with Windows Update as well as with Lenovo Vantage but iam still encountering a problem. The IntelPTTEKRecertification.exe is  using 30-35% of my CPU time everytime and always L No Reboot or driver reinstallation of the Intel Trusted Execution Engine Interface (TXEI) (Driver for Windows 10 (64-bit) - ideapad 320-14IAP, 320-15IAP) fixed the high cpu usage of that thing. But the TXEI for the 320-15IAP is rather old (June 2016). I also found a discussion highlighting the same problems however I already used the newest version of everything. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T460p-Intel-PTT-EK-Recertification-Servi... I get the same Error in the Logfile:2018-04-17 23:48:05:040 0000000000001e18 IntelPTTEKRecertification: [INF] [0x10ff870] Executing command synchronously2018-04-17 23:48:27:368 0000000000001e18 IntelPTTEKRecertification: [INF] [0x10ff870] iCLS init status: 0x08 [STATUS_CONNECTION_ERROR]2018-04-17 23:48:27:370 0000000000001e18 IntelPTTEKRecertification: [INF] [0x10ff870] Executing command synchronously2018-04-17 23:48:43:949 0000000000001e18 IntelPTTEKRecertification: [INF] [0x10ff870] PTT Recertification status: 0x08 [STATUS_CONNECTION_ERROR] I have no clue how to solve this. Best regards,Gaby 

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HelloAfter a month of use, the keyboard and the touch unexpectedly turn off in the Lenovo ideapad 320-15IAPAfter starting Operation system, only 2 keys work - the brightness adjustment (f11 f12)The power button, which is located on the keyboard, for a single press, does not turn off the laptopOnly pressing power buton for 5 seconds turn off the laptop at the BIOS stage keyboard works fine Its turn of at once Operation System startingResetting the BIOS to the default settings, updating the BIOS version did not give resultsreinstaling Operation system, starting another operation system from usb flash - the same resultkeyboard is in the device manager(windows), but nothing worksdifferent advice from the forums lenovo to other models (such as hold down the power button or novo button for 15 seconds) also tried any ideas?

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Hello, I have a Lenovo Ideapad 320-15iap, model 80xr. On its page it says that the CPU(Intel Celeron N3350) can work up to 2.4 ghz, but mine is clocked at 1.10Ghz.I want to boost it at 2.4 ghz.Please help.Thank you.

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Hello,I would like to add a cd / dvd player / writer to my laptop: Lenovo Ideapad 320-15IAP 80XR00XMFRIs it possible ?Do you know a reference?Thank youPost Scriptum: sorry but I do not speak English. I used the Google translator

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I am having some problems with the battery on my Lenovo Ideapad Yoga 13.  I have searched the forum to find a mountain of topics with problems similar but not quite the same.  I have also tried a lot of the suggestions to resolve the issue but none have worked so I guess i have to start my own thread. My Lenovo has been working fine (well has fine as could be expected with these machines) up until last week.   I had been using the machine in work without issue and put it into the car (fully charged) to take home.   When i went to use it again a couple of days ago I plugged in the charger as normal and turned it on, only to find it completely dead.   The power machine didnt turn on and the power button didnt illuminate.   My initial feeling was that i may have accidently turned the machine on while in the car and this had drained the battery.   I also thought that perhaps the power supply was faulty so I bought a new one. When i tried the new power supply it was the same result as the original, (not turning on and no illumination on the power button).    I went back to the original power supply, this time there was a fan noise (although the machine did not turn on), and the battery indicator flashed repeatedly orange (which i believe means the battery is below 5% and needs charging.   So i left the oringal power supply plugged in overnight to charge.   Next morning the battery indicator was still flashing repeate... Read more

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hi.i was using my computer with battery conservation on a few days ago but next day i used the pc i couldn't use it. i losed that option and i really need it because i need to use my computer all day does anyone know what can i do?i already tried to reinstall the drivers and lenovo vantage too and nothing


























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Hi every bodyDoes anybody has problem with Lenovo Battery Gauge  installation with Windows 10 build 15007 Enterprise  on ideapad Z510 and if he get solution to this problem

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Hello all today ive just got my new IdeaPad 520 I5 8250U + MX150 + 8GB DDR4 + 1 TB HDD And ive put it windows 10 and started exploring it.The game i have tested till now is Mafia 2 and i  have reached 58 degrees GPU and 69-70 CPU I also used XTU and lowered the voltage with 0.085mv on 0.100mV it crashesh so i left it 0.85mV .But i noticed while i play the fan is barely getting the heat out and wanted to ask how can i increase the fan speed and eventually can i undervolt the mx150    https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-B-and-G-Series-Notebooks/Lenovo-Energy-Management-Where-is-my-Du... WIll this work for me to increase fan speed ? 

A:Improving Lenovo IdeaPad 520 15IKB Battery /drastic battery drain

I am having also one other issue i just chared it to 99% and played 7-8 minutes Mafia 2 at Full HD and low settings and the battery was set to maximum baterry life but it drained to 75% for this 7-8 minutes ? is this normal ? 

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Despite the manufacturer's claim of 7 hours battery life on my Lenovo Ideapad 320S-14IKB - 81BN (S/N: MP1CHQTJ), I only get around 3-4 hours. This is with light usage, Reddit, a little bit of youtube etc. CPU usage was mostly around 0-5% the entire time. This was with the max CPU state in power settings reduced from 100% to 85%. However, I do have the screen at 100% brightness. As a different test, I tried doing (almost) nothing (apart from keeping the screen bright), and got 6 hours out of the battery. Is there a simple solution to increase this? It's only a 30 Wh battery (2 cell). Maybe in the future, a 60 Wh (4 cell?) one will come out for this model?

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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Hi Guys,I have a Lenovo ideapad Z510 (built-in battery) using windows 10 and Lenovo vantage is installed. How can i perfom a gauge battery reset please?The problem i'm facing now is that the battery percentage isn't accurate, it stucks at a percentage for example 99% , so the system doesn't recognise that the battery drains and suddenly it dies !! without any alerts or keeping my work as well !!i tried the firmware update tool but it keep saying that no updates for attached battery. And i searched alot about how to perform a gauge reset but nothing available for this version of lenovo vantage. I also tried charging in BIOS mode for 10 mins and discharging for another 10 and repeating this process 3 times but nothing changed.So please any help!

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Hi, having formatted the PC, with windows 10 original, I would need the original theme of lenovo ideapad 100-15IBD (I do not mean the background but the theme itself and how to install it permanently in the PC) and additionally, the stock app of lenovo. Thank you very much kind regards!

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Lenovo Ideapad z580 Win10 64 I updated the bios with the private update (I know now that I should have used the public update) Then it showed this menu:http://i.imgur.com/kZaO2tf.jpg Whenever I selected HDD, the screen would go black for a couple of seconds and return to this menu. I fixed it by going into BIOS and changing bootmode from UEFI to Legacy. it booted but now everything is slow. It takes 5 mins to boot up and a further 15 minutes to reach usable speeds (I only have 4 startup programs). I tried changing it back to UEFI and it gives me the same problem as shown in the picture. I tried installing the public update, but it says that I cannot update as the current bios version is the same or newer. I went into BIOS and enabled BIOS back flash, and now when I try to start the public update, it just crashes. I also cannot access the start menu (this problem may be seperate and unrelated) I have backed up files and am prepared to do a clean reinstall of Win10, but I feel this won't work as it's a BIOS issue. The computer is unusably slow: what should I do? Thanks  

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Lenovo Ideapad z580 Win10 64 I updated the bios with the private update (I know now that I should have used the public update) Then it showed this menu:http://i.imgur.com/kZaO2tf.jpg Whenever I selected HDD, the screen would go black for a couple of seconds and return to this menu. I fixed it by going into BIOS and changing bootmode from UEFI to Legacy. it booted but now everything is slow. It takes 5 mins to boot up and a further 15 minutes to reach usable speeds (I only have 4 startup programs). I tried changing it back to UEFI and it gives me the same problem as shown in the picture. I tried installing the public update, but it says that I cannot update as the current bios version is the same or newer. I went into BIOS and enabled BIOS back flash, and now when I try to start the public update, it just crashes. I also cannot access the start menu (this problem may be seperate and unrelated) I have backed up files and am prepared to do a clean reinstall of Win10, but I feel this won't work as it's a BIOS issue. The computer is unusably slow: what should I do? Thanks

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I will be clear and to the point:"The Battery gauge is messed up. It never shows how much it ACTUALLY is. Like right now its stuck on 99% when I know it should be less (Since i've been using it alot on battery)" These are the things I did:1. Reinstalled Windows 10.2. Disabled Lenovo ACPI Controller and Uninstalled Microsoft ACPI Battery Drivers.3. NEVER used Lenovo Battery Manager. Please tell me a possible fix other than Downgrading back to Windows 8.1.Thanks

A:Severe Battery Issues in Windows 10 (Lenovo Y40-70...

UPDATE:Managed to install Windows 8.1. Battery issues EXACTLY the same here again.So I'm guessing the Battery's done for.Can anyone pinpoint as to what might exactly be the issue? Battery or the Charger?Cannot send back to Lenovo because I bought the laptop from US and using in Pakistan.Thanks.

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I have recently bought a lenovo ideapad 320 with 6th gen i3 processor, 4 gab ram & 2gb geforce 940 MX graphics card. I always use the laptop pluuged in. Will it effect my battery ? Or is there any suggestion to maintain better battery life ? Thaks

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I am interested in buying the lenovo ideapad 510s 14 isk. However, I know battery life is not really good (with a 2-cells battery of 30 WH). Does anyone know whether or not it is possible to replace the battery to a 3-cells? Furthermore, has anyone any experience with using a powerbank (I could only find powerbanks made for thinkpads) Thank you very much!

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hi i bought anew lap top last week ,ideapad310when i connect charger it bocome charging till reach 99% and then this message appear available plugged in ,charging if there is aproblem?

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hello ..i just bought lenovo ideapad 310-15IKB laptod ..i want to know to best way to deal with the built in battery ..should i keep the battery plugged in ?is threre a way to stop the battery from charging or separate it

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The battery for my Lenovo ideapad 300 ? 15ISK has shown gradual degeneration and after less than a year it failed completely (battery report at the bottom). I?m deeply disappointed in Lenovo?s response to this. Initially they asked for having it in for repair, which in my case and I assume many others, is completely unacceptable. Being without a PC is extremely difficult and sending it away for a trivial issue like a battery replacement is unacceptable. But that was only the start of it, I checked Lenovo website and could not locate a replacement battery. Hence, I contacted Lenovo by phone but surprisingly I was told that the battery could not be sourced by Lenovo and I was recommended PC world or Amazon, neither have the correct battery in stock as it turned out.A lot of battery suppliers are listed on Google but most of them has very limited description and it seems very easy to end up with the wrong battery. I contacted Lenovo through Twitter asking for some assistance, but after several tweets explaining the issue, Lenovo vent quiet(!). A couple of weeks later I tried again, but with the same abysmal result. So, at the end, I gave up and ordered what hopefully is the right battery. Sadly, after Twitting Lenovo that I gave them up, they came back with the requested information?Lenovo is extremely good at promoting themselves, but be aware the equipment might not be up to scratch and their customer support is certainly not, not on their website, not on the phone, no... Read more

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The battery is charged in full capacity for up to 1.5 hours , and fast draining..  maybe there is a big discharge rate - its about 15 000 mW,   battery life os 1,5-2h , its normal for 5 month notebook ?

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Hey all,I bought this device (Ideapad 100-15ibd) 3 months ago and about a month ago I started facing a problem related with the battery, Before I unplug my laptop,The battery says it is full 100% but when I unplug it it says batter is under 3 or 5 percent and then the laptop shuts down. When I plug it again the battery light goes red and says 4 hours for 100 percent (full) and after 15/20 minutes it says the battery is full.I keep my laptop pluged during the day and on night I turn it off and set it to sleep.Please help me,Thanks !

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I realise my previous message didnt have a good header to identify problem which is new ideapad 300 (bought in April last year) permanently used with adapter since. When i now come to use on battery it drains with in a couple of minutes. What do i need to do?

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My battery seems to charge very slowly when connected to AC and when I unplug I lose power in less than 20 minutes and the diagnostic says battery is in "Fair" condition and only charging at 41.38% of its original full charge capacity.  When I called customer service since I am still under warranty, they just said I could send in the laptop for repair which takes about 7 business days or go to a Best Buy for the GeekSquad to repair.  I went to Best Buy, but the Geek Squad said they would have to send it off for 13 days so none of this was helpful as this is my only laptop and I need it daily so to send it off for 7 business days would be difficult.  Are there any other options for repair that reduce the time significantly?  I can't believe Lenovo doesn't offer overnight shipping to expedite the process  

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hi ..I have been experiencing lag while use on battery only, and its since i got the first update of windows however i updated all other drivers like video audio and i have no pending upgrade. this lag that i am facing is in routine works like using chrome and multimedia even mouse movement and scroll is not smooth, i belive this should not happen in low end process as i said, for gaming part if there is a lag im good with that .. but low end process with a lag while use on battery i cant agree to it .. PLEASE GUIDE A SOLUTION: Out of the box the laptop was running smoothly but since it start getting updates .. things got screwed up a bit.my latop specs are as followed.lenovo 510 15ikb ram 12gbgraphics nvidia 940mx 4gb and intel hd 620hard disk 120gb ssd and 1TB 5400rpmprocessor i5 7GOS windows 10 latest updated.antivirus windows defender.  

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Hello guys, how are you? I got the ideapad 320 on the 24th of last March for 14,000 Egyptian Pounds (which is 800 USD).Specs: Intel i7 1.8G, 8G RAM, 2T HDD, 4GB AMD Radeon 530M GPU The problem is that recently I've noticed that the battery barely stays for 3 hours.What I usually do is browisng (Chrome) and some 2D designing (Photoshop & Illustrator).I'm new to laptops, I've always been a PC guy, so I don't know is this normal or do I need to worry? And in case this is not normal, what should I do?Thank you.

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Hi I recently bought Lenovo Ideapad 110 laptop and I got very disappointed by the battery life, it doesn't even last an hour (i use it no more than 2 weeks)Now, this doesn't seem right to me, but I don't know what the problem could be. I am using my laptop for long hours since I need it for my work and I'm constantly charging and discharging it because it has a non-removable battery and I don't want to keep it plugged in all the time.Any input about where to go from here would be most welcome. Thank you in advance

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I realise my previous message didnt have a good header to identify problem which is new ideapad 300 (bought in April last year) permanently used with adapter since. When i now come to use on battery it drains with in a couple of minutes. What do i need to do?

A:Lenovo ideapad 300 battery draining

Hi there, Piers ?
 
Thank you for writing in to the Lenovo Forum - happy to have you here today
 
Did you try calibrating the battery?
 
Also, you can also start by flushing out all static, remove battery and AC adaptor and hold down power button for about 20 seconds.
 
Update us how it goes.
 
 
 
 
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Hi, I'm new to the community and I don't know where to put this thread. Please move it to the approriate board if I'm mistaken. So I bought this laptop, Ideapad 110 15-AST yesterday and started to tinker with it a bit (by that I mean customize it to suit my preferences and replace all stock softwares and features with mine) and I noticed something: its battery life. It's shorter than I thought. I thought it would be able to last at least 4~5 hours, but I can only get it to last for about 2~3 hours, that is with display brightness set to lowest and volumes muted, and only Wi-Fi is open (using chrome for browsing). Is this normal, or did I get a unit with defective battery? And how do I know if the laptop is already 100% charged when turned off? I don't want turning it on just to see the percentage if I won't really be using it. Cheers

A:Lenovo Ideapad 110 15-AST battery question

Hello YuFishThanks for using the Lenovo forums.Try to see if you can change the power plan settings and if these can make any difference.
 
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I just bought this laptop today at bestbuy, after reading through it's key specs the battery life says around 3-5hours but soon after charging the laptop to full I am barely getting more than an hour and a half.  Anyone know why? 

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Hello!I would love to know if there's a way that I can know when the battery of my laptop is at a 100%. I usually charge it closed but without letting it die. If anyone can help me, that would be very much appreaciated.

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