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Using a Car Battery to Power Laptop and Desktop Computers

In a previous post, I explored the possibility of using a car battery to recharge a laptop computer. This post summarizes several answers to the question of how to keep a desktop or laptop computer running when the lights go out. The … Continue reading

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Lenovo ThinkPad E430: Plugged In, Not Charging

On multiple occasions, I had encountered a problem where my Lenovo ThinkPad E430 would not charge its battery when plugged into an AC wall outlet.  When I moused over the battery icon in the system tray, I would see the … Continue reading

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Using a Car Battery to Recharge a Laptop

I had occasionally wondered whether I could use a car battery to recharge a laptop computer battery. This question usually arose in connection with a desire to go camping in a relatively remote location for a period of several days, … Continue reading

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