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How safe is it to Leave Your Laptop Plugged in All the Time?

How safe is it to Leave Your Laptop Plugged in All the Time?

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One often discussed question is whether it’s better to keep your laptop plugged in, or if you should use it on battery power. Turns out, the answer isn’t entirely straightforward. Let’s take a look. Know Your Laptop Battery There are two main types of battery used in laptops: lithium-ion and lithium-polymer. Although they are different technologies, they function in broadly the same way, with power being created by the movement of electrons. This flow also helps to keep the battery healthy.  For both types of batteries, the following statements are true (for modern laptops): A battery cannot be overcharged. There’s no danger of a battery being overcharged if you leave it plugged in all the time. As soon as it hits 100%, it will cease charging and won’t start again until the