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I've heard myths from both sides. Is it bad for the battery if I leave my charger constantly plugged in?
I have an aspire s3 ultrabook.
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Yes, it doesn't do the battery any good leaving it plugged in all the time. It definitely shortens the life of it.
If you don't plan to use it on battery, then I suppose it makes little difference!
One post I was reading states that computers stop overcharging the laptop automatically. Like a cut-off of sorts. Your posts seems to tell me this is completely untrue.
Is there any applcation or software that I can install so if it is left plugged in for a long period of time, it will automatically cut itself off?
I have had previous experience with my old sony laptop and thinking about it, it was when I began leaving it on charge. I don't want it to happen to my new laptop.
Thank you for your comments. I never took into account that batteries need to discharge also.