A laptop can be operated normally without its battery by plugging it into an electric outlet via its AC adapter. Many computer users use their laptops this way as replacements to desktop computers. More »

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If plugged into an electrical outlet, a laptop will work just fine without the battery. Touching the exposed terminals could result in an electrical shock. More »

To replace the battery in a laptop, turn off the laptop and disconnect it from the alternating current adapter. At the bottom of the laptop, find the latch that holds the battery in place and release it. Remove the batte... More »

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To clean a laptop fan, shut the computer down, remove the battery and adapter, remove the access panel, blow out the fan with a can of compressed air, and replace the access panel. This is an easy process requiring a sma... More »

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To replace the battery in a laptop, turn off the laptop and disconnect it from the alternating current adapter. At the bottom of the laptop, find the latch that holds the battery in place and release it. Remove the batte... More »

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Removing the laptop battery of most Toshiba laptops is accomplished by releasing latches and sliding the battery out of its compartment. However, some models, such as the Satellite S55 series, do not have removable batte... More »

To perform a battery check on your HP laptop, open the System Diagnostics option on the computer. Run a battery test to determine the state of your battery. More »