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Laptop dying around 50% charge

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Does anyone here know what could be causing my laptop to completley shut off, around 50% without warning? Is it because my battery is dying? And if not, what can I do to fix it?
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I'd try a new battery, however it would be nice just to find someone with the same laptop and swap batteries for a little.

It is possible that the battery is going bad or the sensor is bad so Windows says its at 50% but its really at 0% because the battery is faulty and doesn't charge fully. Just my guess.
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