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Best to store a spare battery drained?

Q: Best to store a spare battery drained?

As title suggests - is it better to drain a battery then store it?

I.e. I have a spare laptop battery....

Thanks....

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A: Best to store a spare battery drained?

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If you have a spare lithium-ion battery, use one to the fullest and keep the other cool by placing it in the refrigerator. Do not freeze the battery. For best results, store the battery at 40% state-of-charge.

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 My G700 has had this issue recognizing its own OEM battery since I got it, and there is a long drawn out way of trying to resolve this, but the core problem I believe is that when the battery is Fully Drained it can't Self Identify as an OEM battery, so the laptop won't charge it.  Without charge, it will never get out of this state. Problem:  Battery not recognized correctly as OEM, so won't chargeFix:  Charge battery at least a little bit Yes, I know it won't charge, so how do you perform fix? Plug into power and take battery in and out 5-10 times, leave battery in and remove and replug power cord in side of laptop 5-10 times.  Then leave for 15 minutes, then boot normally. Battery will now be recognized!  Why because you managed to get just enough juice in there while trying to identify the battery 10x or so, for the battery to be able to successfully identify itself when you did start it up. This is a HACK fix, but way better than uninstalling, reinstalling power software, BIOS software and device drivers a number of times (which does not work all that well, I have found). Hope this helps you, let me know! OHHH, and keep your battery charged at least a little to prevent this from happening, and turn power off when not using.  I am not sure if this is just some faulty batteries or all batteries, let me know if other batteries behave better than mine. Best,Mark Eckdahl

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I've been toying with the Idea of using a spare Hard drive I have to save all my Programs and Software files, rather than keep getting the CD to reload or update when asked etc. At present I store most of them on my present Hard drive and I also zip the files and save them on a DVD now and again also as a backup.

My present listing is of some 4G. If I did do this and as at present I'm running XP in ntfs format, but at some stage may return to Win2K in the same format.

Would I still be able to access the files under a different OS on this spare Hard drive or move it from PC to PC. ????

thanks
 

A:Solved: Spare HDD to store Program/Software files ???

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Hi,        I notice when my HP EliteBook 745 G3 is completely off the battery getting drained.The computer is off, all ports are disconnected (no mouse, etc...), the AC is unplugged. In one weekend the battery reduces de value from 100% to 85%.(Friday 10 P.M. - 100%, Monday 8 A.M. 85%) The battery was also replaced to a new one, but the problem continues de same.This excludes a battery issue. This is normal? Can I get the feedback from another users who have the HP ElitteBook 745 G3, in one night how many percentage the battery reduces? Best regards

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At the time of reseting windows 10 due to battery drain my laptop shut down..After starting it shows message "installing windows 10 64%"and suddenly restarted repeatedly again and again.what should i do to start my laptop with windows 10

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hello, i bought a lenovo ideapad few months ago (500-15ISK Laptop (ideapad) now i have a problem that the battery suddenly dropped from 60% to 6% in a few seconds so i need your support to know the reason for that and to solve this problem thanks

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when i diagonalised my battery status, i  found that battery cycle count is about 550/300

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Hi,

I've a problem with my Z930-164 : The battery loose around 8% every 12 hours while it is off.

I've the latest bios (6.80) and the latests drivers. I'm with windows 7 64 bits.

By trying many things, I've founded that it is the option : "Sleep and Charge" in the bios. By default it is on Auto mode (1.5 A), there is a 2.0A mode too. If I turn it off, the battery only loose 1% every 12 hours while it is off.

In default mode, why it does not power the USB while sleeping ONLY if there is a device ? Not to drain the battery !

It is a huge problem no ?

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A:Satellite Z930 : Battery is drained while off

The enabled Sleep & Charge function affects the battery working time.
Sleep & Charge allows to charge external connected devices (like smartphone) even if the notebook is in sleep mode.

Furthermore enabled ?Wakeup? options (Wake up on LAN, etc..) which are available in BIOS would lead to battery discharging.
Therefore disable these options if you don?t want to discharge the battery.

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my laptop battery is draining too fast because some local host process is taking too much of CPU usage .... when i close it ... it again get started .... so please help me with it ..... 

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hello,
 
i bought a lenovo ideapad few months ago (500-15ISK Laptop (ideapad)
 now i have a problem that the battery suddenly dropped from 60% to 6% in a few seconds 
so i need your support to know the reason for that and to solve this problem
 
thanks
 
Mod's Edit: System model added to the front of Subject line to improve visibility / clarity.
 

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Hello there,
I have a Dell Inspiron 3542 and for the past few weeks I have found that the battery drains after shutting down the laptop. The following is a step by step explanation of the issue :
1. After charging the laptop to 100 %, I clicked Start > Power > Shut down.
2. After waiting for like 5 minutes and ensuring that the laptop is, like "dead" ( no sounds, vibrations or anything ), I closed the lid and kept it on the table.
3. Next day, switch the laptop on and it does not turn on. The battery light flashes for a second and goes off. I connect the AC adapter and the laptop switches on. It shows 0 % battery.
I have run a full diagnostic check up of the laptop and the results do not display any issues related to memory, hard disk or the battery. Lid sensor also works perfectly.
However, I found something interesting. I checked the Event Viewer and I found the following logs :
1. Information 10-09-2017 21:16:51 User32 1074 None : 
The process Explorer.EXE has initiated the power off of computer DESKTOP-GJRG6VA on behalf of user DESKTOP-GJRG6VA\Dell Inspiron 3542 for the following reason: Other (Unplanned) Reason Code: 0x0 Shut-down Type: power off
// That's when I shut down the laptop.
2.Information 10-09-2017 21:16:54 Winlogon 7002 (1102) : User Log-off Notification for Customer Experience Improvement Program
3. Information 10-09-2017 21:16:56 Kernel-Power 42 (64) : 
The system is entering sleep.
Sleep Reason: Application API
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Hello,

I own a Dell Studio 15 laptop, usually I get about 3 1/2 to 4 hours of battery life on powersaver mode, depending on what I have turned on and stuff. But when i checked my battery a day ago, I only had 1 hour and 45 minutes of battery life at 100%!! I know that battery life drains over time, but this was so sudden! I lost 2 hours of battery life overnight! Could anyone explain what has happened and how I could go about fixing this problem?

Thanks a bunch!
Ricky
 

A:Battery life suddenly drained

if windows 7 you can manage battery a bit better but batteries do suddenly go, like a car really, one day it starts next dead, can try to fully drain it then fully charge it and whilst charging do not use the laptop till fully done this may help
 

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I left my T400 on overnight running on battery (clearly not the brightest idea), and now it won't start up.  The plug and battery lights do illuminate when I plug it into an outlet; when I turn it on, the num lock and caps lock lights illuminate briefly, and the power status indicator light illuminates.  It makes a few whirring noises, and then just sits there.  Does anyone have any suggestions for troubleshooting this?  Thank you!













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A:T400 won't start up after battery was drained

Did you ever get a response at all or figure out what was going on? This same issue just happened to me.

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Hi, I have purchased a new HP Notebook recently. When i am shutting down laptop with full charge and after 2 days i am trying to open the laptop. Complete battery is getting drained. I have another laptop from Dell  i am not facing the same issue. If this is the case in case of emergency it will be difficult to use the laptop on travel . Is it the problem with OS or battery can some one clarify?? Regards.Kishore 

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I have an old Dell Inspiron 2200 laptop running Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit, and I recently replaced the battery that originally came with it.

The new battery is good, it lasts about 4 hours on a charge, but Vista seems to be reacting to it very strangely. Immediately after I take it off AC power, Vista will alert me that my battery power has reached 99% and is critically low.

After that it'll run fine for about an hour, then when it hits 75% or so it will put itself into sleep mode automatically as if the battery was dead. After it's asleep, I can turn it right back on and it will run for an additional 3 hours before shutting down again (this time because the battery really is dead).

I've tried full-discharging the battery to calibrate it a couple of times, but it made no difference in the behavior. As far as I can tell the battery is fine otherwise (the percentage and time remaining that Vista tells me seem to be accurate), and the computer has no problems when it is plugged in to AC power.

This strange behavior happens exactly the same way every single time I run the computer on battery. Low Battery warning at 99% and false shutdown around 75%. After that it's fine. Any ideas what could be causing this problem?

A:Computer going to sleep before battery completely drained

Hello Chefgon, and welcome to Vista Forums.

Double check your advanced Power Plan Options (Control Panel) settings under the Battery options for what levels it should warn you at. You can adjust these settings for what it should do when it reaches the level you set.

Hope this helps,
Shawn

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Hi

When I do a suspend to ram during the night, battery can lost 20%... don't think is really normal.

How much charge do you lost during the night?

Thanks

A:Satellite Z830 - Suspend to RAM -> battery drained

Even when notebook is OFF battery will lose the capacity so it is ?normal?.
How many percent will battery lose is different and not the same on all notebook models.

To be honest if you use notebook on battery power supply it is logic to me that during the night you use hibernation and not stand-by mode. Stand-by mode is for short period of time only.

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I have received my new X260 laptop a month ago (also my first Lenovo), I did a fresh install of Windows 10 Pro and a bunch of drivers. It has been working well until now. Two days ago, I used it all-day with original adaptor plugged in. At the end of the day, I unplugged it and close the lid to put it to Sleep mode before I left work. The day after, I came to work and found my X260 battery was at 5%. I thought I have mistakenly set the Power Option so I checked and it was set to Sleep when I close the lid. Yesterday, I did the same, put it to Sleep before leaving work, but this time I clicked Start > Power icon > Sleep to make sure it entered Sleep mode and I watched the red LED on the lid blink slowly. Today I came to work and the battery was at 5% again! I am suspecting that X260 woke up at some point during the night. I don't know how, no cables connected. Please guide me if I need to update any driver or check any settings on Windows/BIOS. Thank you.

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The lap top has been working with no issues since purchase, but last week it was being used and the battery was completely drained and it switched off. As it was not needed at that point, it was left until the following morning. When it was plugged in, it woudl not start. So we left it charging and still nothing. When you push the start button the keyboard lights up for a few seconds and then goes off and that is it. I have read through numerous other similiar issues and have tried all of the following with no success: 1. Pushed and held power button for times ranging from 20 seconds to 1 minute2. Tried reset button3. Opened up back and pulled plug out of battery, then tried various combinations of pushing power for extended periods, with no power cable etc, and then plugging back in again So now at a bit of a loss as tried everything I can read on line with people suggest, the only other but I have read is about removing RAM, but not sure where they, I think below the battery. So not sure if I need to completely remove the battery etc, but wanted to see if anyone else had any better / easier ideas before I try that. Thanks for any help and guidance Model number - Lenovo Yoga 2 13, Model name 20344  

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This first time it occurred when I was browsing websites for a school project. The laptop suddenly turned off. I did hard reset by holding the power button and everything but it won't turn on. The backlight key and fan still working but the screen is black.I let the laptop there for some hours. Then it was able to turn on normally. I then charged the laptop to 90% and turned it off. This time the problem occurred again. It won't turn on correctly unless the battery is completely drained !!! I contacted Microsoft and they had me reset my laptop, but the problem still occurs! I've tested many times !!!I was frustrated so I took the battery off with some screwdrivers. So now I only use the AC adapter. However, the freaking thing still happen! I can't identify what is the problem !! I need help !

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Does anyone have any idea what could cause a netbook battery to not charge unless it's completely drained of power first?

If you don't know the answer to that, then how easy is it to replace an Asus netbook battery?
 

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my laptop is hp envy 15 j110tx and its battery is drained or what laptop is not charging and i want to buy pi06 but is'nt availaible

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Greetings all! I'm struggeling with my lenovo 920s battery.I've adjusted the settings so that when i press the power button, the laptop should go into hibernation, and so it does.But the battery is drained! about 3% an hour or more! I've googled around and tried a few things,1. i tried turning fast boot off. 2. I tried disabling "intel management engine interface 2.5 uninstalled it and updated it with vantage app. 3. Reset bios to defualt,4. updated BIOS from 5NCN28WW to 5NCN41WW neither have worked.any other tips? 

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I kept my laptop on sleep mode at night, morning the battery was completly drained. When I plugged in the charger the wifi led is orange and doesnt boot up! I cannot do an hard reset my beats button is dead its not working. Tried removing the battery, Ram, power connector no success. Please help!!

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I looked at the Event Viewer and it appears it entered sleep, and then resumed from sleep two seconds later (I'm guessing right after I shut the lid).  How do I stop this? I have the power options to "sleep" I have tried to turn off all the "Allow this device to wake up th computer" - no matter what I try, it seems to not go to sleep. It does *sometimes* but the vast majority, it doesn't if I just shut the lid.  My BIOS is updated.  Is there any lesser known fix?  EDIT: Oh yeah, and sometimes it won't wake up from sleep when pressing power, or opening lid, or pressing fn + 4. 

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I tried factory reset and my battery died. After i pluggued my laptop to the charger, a black screen appears with a msg saying " an operating system wasn't found. Try disconnecting any drives that don't contact an operating system" and asks me to restart my laptop followed by a continuous beeping sound. Can someone please help me...

A:Factory reset but battery drained, probook doesnt log in

Hello, Welcome! Thank you for posting in the HP Support forum. Despite the fact that the battery power drained during recovery, I suspect the recovery partition is still there and intact. You just have to restart the recovery process. Here is how: 1. Please, shutdown the computer using the power button2. Power it on.2.1 As soon as you press the power-on button, imeediately start hitting the Esc button (like tap-tap-tap).This should open a HP Startup Menu which may look similar to this one 3. Choose F11 for System Recovery options.The computer should boot from recovery partition to open you various recovery options. Note, that F11 option will only work if the recovery partition is there (not deleted) and intact. From there, you have prenty of options to choose from. Follow the on-screen instructions . Details here >> http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c00006110 Let me know if this helps. If you experience any issues, do provide details and let me know.

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Dear forum users,
I have a big problem as my Dell Inspiron15 3000 series laptp started to behave strangely since I updated the bios from the version on the dell drivers and support website. 

I upgraded to the V12 version Dell Inspiron 3442,3542,5748 System BIOS Version: A12 ,A12, when originally the laptop came with version A06. 

However, since the upgrade, my laptop battery drains after I have switched the laptop off. Therefore I'm having all kinds of issues starting the laptop in the morning and I am afraind this behaviour will lead to a disfunctioning laptop rather soon.
Downgrading the bios version to version A06 is not possible as the utility exists with the message that Dell doesn't recommend downgrading the BIOS version.
What can I do?

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I am having an issue with my battery draining quickly after I put the HP Pavilion x2 in sleep mode.  It doesn't drain completely as some others have mentioned, but it does seem to drain fairly quickly in comparison to other laptops I have had.  Am I doing something wrong with how I put it in sleep mode?  I press the button on the top left of the screen/tablet.  Please let me know if you can help me.  Thanks.

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hi,

i have a dual boot laptop dell insperion 1710. dual boot xp and vista on a partitioned disk
last night my battery ran out while it was doing an update for xp.

tried to boot into xp but it would get stuck on the xp emblem.

i can however boot into vista just fine.

im thinking either my MBR was corrupted or my boot ini

any other ideas?

if all else fails i guess i will have to reinstall XP again. and i know that is a pain cause i have to go into dos commands an mess with the bootlaoder.

evrtything is backed up on a external drive.

any help or ideas would really help me out

thanks!
 

A:my laptop battery drained out while doing updates, now it wont boot

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Hi,

I have the following big problem with my Satellite Click Mini L9W-B - this happened already two times.

I suspect that this may be connected to some Windows 8.1 setting. It also may be it is BIOS related.

PROBLEM: if I leave the laptop in a sleep mode (by just closing the lid), then If I do not use it for some time (>10 hours) then after that I could not switch the laptop on - it simply does not respond to any keys including the power on button. It does not matter whether I connect the power or disconnect it, I still can not power on the laptop, also it does not matter whether I try it with or without the keyboard attached. BUT: the battery on back on the screen is warm ,so obviously the laptop has not been switched off completely and something (i.e. windows sleep mode or bios or something else) is preventing me to power it on.

The solution I have so far is to leave the laptop for a very long time disconnected (to drain the battery completely - it will not be warm any more!) and then connect the power and then it will be able to switch on. Alternatively, opening the screen cover and manually disconnecting the battery and then connecting it again also work. After that the laptop can be switched on and works fine.

Obviously it is not very good because to wait very long (several days!) or to open the cover is not really a good option when you need the laptop!

Can you help?

May be it is something to do with some power-saving features of Windows?

Many thanks!

A:Satellite Click Mini L9W-B - could not switch it on until battery is fully drained

There is a quick workaround instead of waiting for the battery to drain...

Hold down power button for around 20-30 seconds. That should hardware turn off the power completely allowing you to turn it on again.

Update the bios to the latest version and apply all windows updates after that, that may solve the sleep bug issue

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any help or explanation to a symptom like this ?
pushed power button then over night, the battery is completely drained, also no boot, repeatable.
shutdown the machine but no goes into sleep mode, the battery is safe without overnight drained issue, but still some leakage about 10% overnight. The battery report generation mechanism has wrong ? or really the PC hardware fault ? or Win10 bug ?!

A:win10 battery drained so fast unexpectedly, Dell Inspiron 15-5559

Turn off Fast Startup. Under Windows 10, your computer does not totally shut down with Fast Startup on. It can actually be running processes when you think it is "shut down". If you leave it off AC power for any length of time, it can drain your battery. With Fast Startup off, your computer will boot slightly slower, but it should not make a big difference.
JohnD

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Hi all Is it possible to charge a spare P50 battery outside the P50 using an external charger? Brgds...   /Thomas

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I have a spare battery 77+.  It is the same size as the one that came with the model P52, however, the original is a 77++.  Will the 77+ work with model P52 Type 20M9?

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Since a month I have been trying to get a genuine battery for my year old laptop HP Pavilion Notebook 15-ab032TX. The battery started misbehaving within an year and finally failed in 15months.I have tried HP online, HP service provides - Sysnet India, Amazon & other online stores and at least 25 different retail shops in three different cities for a genuine battery but all efforts in vain.The battery is HP K104 Notebook battery with replacement part number 800043-001.Both these numbers return 0 out of 0 in various searches.Can you help?

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Hello, I'm very angry because i need to chnage the battery (warranty expited in january 2016 )and in all the 1000 links of HP i do not find the number. HP could do that more complicated but there is no way. At the end in the spare parts site https://parts.hp.com/  there is no the Battery number to buy. I need to buy the keyboard too, because the there is missing the B on it... and i do not find my product number. Could any one look wich is the spareparts numbers to buy: Keyboard and batery:Modellnr.: E8P11EASeriennr.: 5CG347B1XQHP ENVY 17-j011sg Notebook PC At the end I have a very poor image of this structure (if i need to buy other laptop, you can be sure i will not buy HP). Thank you(if some one can tell HP that is really not easy for the user, it could be nice)

A:HP ENVY 17-j011sg No battery spare parts founded

Spare part number710417-001 Description :6-cell, 62WHr 32.8AH Li-ion battery Please select 3 Illustrated parts catalog under the table of contents.http://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c03922401 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,GBL84I am not an HP Employee

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I cannot find battery of my XPS 13 L321's battery in Turkish market in Turkey. Can you please give me an address that I can purchase this battery?
Thanks in advance.

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I have a Dell 7737 laptop and from time to time it develops a firmware glitch where random keys stop working for both BIOS Setup and Operating Systems. After such thing happens neither shutdown (Full shutdown / Fast Boot disabled) nor restart get the keyboard back to a normal state. At this point the only workarround is to disconnect the AC power cord and then either drain the battery or physically remove it.
This laptop's battery cover is not designed for daily removal and it is starting to get loose because of this BIOS bug.
I am running BIOS version A14 but this bug was present since I purchased the laptop with BIOS version A07. Sometimes I cannot even type my password because the random keys that stop working match those it uses.
Please Dell could you provide a BIOS hotfix for this annoying issue? 

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Hi everyone. 4 days ago, on saturday, i ordered a battery for my laptop. currently the status of my order is still the same (your order is being proccesed). is there any problem with my order??

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Hi.

I have a HP 6720s notebook and I have 2 batteries for it.
Both of them are functional, but I'm carrying the second one as backup if I need longer battery time.

How should I store it? Is a plastic bag OK or do I need a special antistatic bag?

Also I read somewhere I shouldn't keep it 100% charged, but on 50%. Is that true?

A:How to store backup notebook battery?

I would use a paper bag. The charge will decrease over time anyhow - even it it is not used. But I never heard of the 100/50 rule.

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My HP Pavilion Notebook 17 S/N: 6CF5333726, I cannot find the exact battery, it's life is about to expire.  I looked at HP Parts Store for replacement model 800049-001 and they no longer sell it.  My battery's mAh is 2620, 4 cells. All I can find close enough but wrong number of cells is 2600 mAh.  I even have the serial number from doing a battery test in HP PC hardware Diagnostics.  I do not get the full 7 hours life as I should.   It jumps around first it says full charge, then after a few moments goes down to 2 hrs, then jumps up to 4 hrs, then back down to 2 hrs.  I looked on ebay, Amazon.  Anywhere else I can look?  I'm even searching for a AC power cord, but do not want to pay HP's price.  Any help to solve my battery issue would be appreciated.

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A:readyboost drained my harddrive

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Everytime I open IE it freezes and closes down. Last week I had to remove www.safetyhomepage.com which had hijacked IE.

I have run Hijack This and this is what I have running:

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Hi everyone, I have a problem that I hope you can help me out with here.

Windows only boots after I drain the power from my PC. In other words, if I want it to run, I need to shut off my PSU, hold the power button, then turn it back on. Yet another strange thing is that I need to mash the BIOS button (F2) for Windows to boot. Otherwise, the screen stays black.

When I first installed Windows 7, this was also a problem. After the computer was drained/unplugged, I needed to mash F2 the first boot so it worked, but after that I didn't have problems booting. Only recently has THIS happened.

My computer turns on fine, though. Lights turn on, fans spin, I can open the DVD drive, ect. However, windows fails to boot.

If I try powering it on without first draining it, it says it's detected failed POST attempts (possibly due to recent hardware changes or BIOS modifications), and prompts me into the BIOS. If I go into the BIOS and then exit, same thing happens.

I'm dumbfounded. Never have I encountered something like this. Can someone please help me? Many thanks.

My system specs were entered when I made an account, so I don't know where they will show up, but there somewhere.

A:Windows Only Boots After Power Drained

Hello,

Seems to like an issue with BIOS. Maybe CMOS battery might have ran out of power. See if you can replace the CMOS battery. Check for BIOS Update.

_ Captain

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Folks, I've got some problems...

My system resources are constantly going up to 100% for programs that shouldn't be using that much, my PC is running slowly, ESPECIALLY when opening a new Windows Explorer window OR Internet Explorer window.

The other day, I got a msg from Windows that it was increasing some virtual memory space, or something like that, since I had run out. Now, my major web site design program (NetObjects fusion) gives me a msg saying "Out of Memory" when trying to open one of my sites.

I have suspicions that there is some type of virus/spyware/adware that is the culprit. Months ago, I somehow got a virus that spread a bunch of junk through my system (before this, my 2 year old PC worked GREAT). I have Norton Antispam on my system (pop-up blocker), run Spybot and Spy-Sweeper daily, and have NAV. It cleans stuff up, and fixed a lot of problems. But, the PC never went back to normal. I did a system restore, but no better. I defragged recently (w/ last 3 weeks). When I run NAV, it finds about 7 "vulnerable" files, including 2-3 memwatcher variations, but can't fix any of the problems.

Today I downloaded HijackThis. Below is the report. Thank you, thank you, thank you for any help you can give.

Ryan

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Logfile of HijackThis v1.98.0
Scan saved at 4:59:22 PM, on 7/12/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINNT\System32\smss.... Read more

A:System resources drained (w/ HijackThis report)

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At Build 2017, the Windows Store announced the initial availability of several features. Today, I want to share with you that all accounts have access to these features:
More ways to promote your apps and drive user acquisition
Create more engaging Store listings with video trailers
Create and update Store listings faster using Import/Export

More ways to manage schedules, prices and sales
Set the precise date and time that your app should become available in the Store
Control your price more precisely and schedule changes
New sale pricing options with greater flexibility
View all possible price tiers in Excel

Debug your apps more effectively by using CAB files
Use Dev Center through a modern and efficient dashboard experience

Important: If you have a submission in progress, publish it (or delete it) and your next submission will show these new pricing, sales and store listing options. Also, if you use the Windows Store submission API, be sure to read the info at the bottom of this post.

More ways to promote your apps and drive user acquisition
Many of you told us that video trailers are one of the best ways to attract customers. You can now upload up to 15 trailers to use in your Store listing. When using trailers, make sure to also include the 1920 x 1080 pixel image (16:9) in the promotional images section, which shows up after the video stops playing. Feedback from other developers using videos has been very positive, try them out!

Video trailer as shown in the St... Read more

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