Having problems with your IBM ThinkPad T43 Notebook ?

I have a laptop that the battery doesnt hold a charge, the voltage the dead battery is rated at is 9.8 volts dc, i ordered a new battery and i got it today, but this battery is rated at 10.4 volts, is it safe to use this new battery without the risk of frying my latop?


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0.6 dc volts difference not going make any damage to your laptop
Yes, it should be fine. You would only fry your laptop if the battery is above 50 or so volts.
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