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Did I just ruin my brand new laptop battery?

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I was installing and setting up Windows on an SSD and, out of habit, I plugged it in around 60% charge. It charged back up to 100%......... mad.gif

When I first got it and turned it on (before the SSD and RAM), it was claiming about 8 hours of life at full charge. Now it says about an hour at 50% charge.
Edited by Dirtyworks - 10/2/12 at 12:55am
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post #2 of 4
Just run it down until it powers off then let it charge overnight undisturbed- it will be fine.
 
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I hope so.. I'll be really sad if its battery life was destroyed redface.gif
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If its a lithium ion battery you have absolutely nothing to worry about, they dont have a memory. But batterys can require re calibration, so the monitoring software reports right.
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