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HP Battery is Gone - Need replacement

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Hey OCN,


My wives HP laptop started to give the "consider replacing your battery" error.

After the initial panic subsided I managed to get a hold of her "treasure" and take out the battery.
She's got an HP G72-110SW and the battery is a 593553-001 date: 2010/03.

Should I get the same thing or perhaps a different "better" one?
I haven't got a clue about laptops/notebooks so please help.

Anything will be appreciated.
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Just get a

. Look for one with more mah if they make one, but they might not. Consider if the new battery will actually outlast the laptop.
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post #3 of 6
You can just get an OEM replacement but make sure its not some off brand battery.
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Ok, thanks ppl. Seem I need to get this battery shipped in from over seas.. Damn. 100+ euro's for just a battery.

Another thing, it's normal that a battery only lasts about a year? I can't believe it.. :\\
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Originally Posted by JorundJ View Post
Ok, thanks ppl. Seem I need to get this battery shipped in from over seas.. Damn. 100+ euro's for just a battery.

Another thing, it's normal that a battery only lasts about a year? I can't believe it.. :\\

I have had mine for 4 years with no problems so I guess there is a chance there is something wrong with the battery.
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Another thing, it's normal that a battery only lasts about a year? I can't believe it.. :\\
Batteries are hit or miss. The one in my HP DV7 is on it's way out at almost 3 years, I've seen them go alot longer than that, and I've seen them last less than 6 months.
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