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Laptop turns-off after 3 min when runs on battery

By sankar
Dec 30, 2011
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  1. My sony vaio laptop turns-off automatically when runs on battery. If it is on main power, no issue. Please suggest me whether its happening due to bad battery.
     
  2. skipro_98

    skipro_98 TS Rookie Posts: 36

    I suggest it's due to a bad battery.
     
  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 10,716   +6

    Bad battery or bad connectors... take a close look at the connectors where they touch the battery components... Use a pencil eraser to rub up the best contact.

    Every laptop - battery combination has some battery failures even when new... expect this. Keep receipts for returning the defective ones.
     
  4. learninmypc

    learninmypc TS Evangelist Posts: 5,316   +239

    I suggest you go into your power options , Start>Control Panel>Power Options & check out your settings.
    I'm betting its not the battery.:)
     


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