Hey everyone! I got another question through the Requests section and this one comes from Chary and the question is:
How to use a laptop without a battery? If it has one I want to remove it and if I don’t want to use a battery and electricity at the same time what can I do?
Well Chary, to be honest, I had never thought about this so I had never tried. I have a laptop so I tried this to see what would happen. The truth is I didn’t think you could, but you actually can!
So the short answer is YES. However, I would like to give you some tips before you try this:
After several minutes the process ended by asking me to restart the computer and explaining me what could happen and it was something like, “if the system was repaired correctly, windows will start normally” or “if the system was not successfully repaired, Startup Repair will try to repair again”, or something close to that. After the laptop restarted, Windows loaded and it worked like it normally does, all of this without the battery. I guess all this explanation was just to tell you to be careful with your power cord because if it unplugs from the laptop all of this will happen and it’s a bit tedious to go through it.
Just so you know, as I write this blog post, my laptop is only running with the power from the power cord, so this means you can run your laptop without the battery!
Chary, I hope the tips I gave you prevent the mess I caused to myself. To anyone else reading this post, remember that I am here to help, so if you have any computer-related questions simply fill out the form I have in the Requests page of the website and I will get to you as soon as possible. Like I said in the previous post, it might normally take me around two days to answer your question, but if I get really busy it might take me up to a week and not any longer. If you want to get an instant answer, tune in on Fridays to my Livestream Channel on the LIVE! Section of the website or at livestream.com/pcmadeeasy.
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