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Re: OT: reviving a battery

On Tuesday 03 September 2002 10:58, martin f krafft wrote:
> high folks,
> Excuse this off-topic post, I have yet again the desire to profit from
> your wisdom...
> I have a couple of batteries for my Dell laptops. Some of these
> haven't been in a system for months. Now I check one after the other,
> just to find that two of the batteries seem dead. APM (as well as the
> Dell BIOS) indicates 0% charge but status "Charging..." and yet, not
> even a tiny percent was added to the charge over the last two hours.
> It's still at 0%.
> Do you have any hints on what I could do to revive these batteries?
> I just can't believe that they die because of lack of attention...

Older laptop batteries did have this problem.  Sometimes cold would wake them 
up.  Also some batteries just die after a while and beofre they go become 
harder and harder to charge and hold less of one.

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