2010/7/30 Mark <email@example.com>: > Thank you Christian. Correct, Li-ion is the discussion here. So is there a > way to keep the battery in the laptop, without it charging to 100%? Both > machines in this case are Dell's, one Inspiron and one XPS, both 5+ years > old. Yes, see the Tp_smapi link posted above (although I still haven't used it myself, because of lazyness and because a fully charged battery can be useful too :). Ch.