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What are some good practices for making sure my laptop battery serves it's full life?

How I should charge my laptop battery to have a long time life?

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According to the manufacturer's instructions. –  ChrisF Mar 17 '11 at 21:40
i dont think you say true –  Milad Sobhkhiz Mar 17 '11 at 21:42
all batteres have a best way to charge.. and company is Irrelevant –  Milad Sobhkhiz Mar 17 '11 at 21:44

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This link over at Battery University explains the basics for lithium ion batteries, the most common type of rechargable batteries found in consumer electronics. Basically don't freeze or overheat the battery and don't frequently recharge and discharge the battery in short cycles.

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