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Run Laptop on mains only


tilly 2
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Please can you tell me if I can run my Dell Latitude D620 laptop direct from the mains supply. Can I remove the battery as it keeps getting very hot, and do I have to change any settings. (can't sfford to buy a new battery just now. Plus I only use the laptop in the house.

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Jock1e

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Yes you can run it without the battery.You should not have to change any settings.

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Nontek

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Yes, you can run laptop direct from Mains via your mains adapter of course.

No need to change any settings, you can remove battery

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wiz-king

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Yes not a problem. Put the battery back in every month or so for a couple of hours to charge it up just in case you need to use it.

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Procrastinus

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For 'long' term storage of your battery, I follow this advice from Rick Maybury.. Top Tips

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tilly 2

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Thank you Jock1e for your helpful reply. Did not want to do anything wrong re safety and harm the laptop.

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