Having problems with your Dell Latitude D600 Notebook ?

My Dell Vsotro 1000 has a constant red battery indicator light when plugged in. The battery no loger charges and is no at 0%. When I remove the battery while the machine is on it flasehs red and green. I thought it was the adapter and tried another one with the same results. System Manager says the battery is working OK. Waht could be the problem?


Answers :

Depending on the age, the battery could just be expired. Even Lithium Ion batteries are subject to a limited amount of cycles - most have given up the ghost by 12-18 months of usage - battery life can be shortened by leaving the notebook constantly plugged in - batteries need to be fully discharged and then recharged every once in a while (weekly is best) in order to maintain the best health.
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