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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 »

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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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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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When a laptop shuts off by itself, it is potentially caused by one of various issues, which often include an inefficient battery, a computer virus or overheating of the computer itself. It is possible to correct each of ... More »

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HP laptop users can reset their computers by unplugging the power cable and any USB devices, draining power from the battery, starting Windows and running HP Support Assistant. They can also run Windows Update to find fi... More »

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