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  • I want to stop my battery from charging while I am plugged in.  Constant charging/overcharging shortens any battery life,  How can I do this in Windows 10.  I used to pull my battery when fully charged and not using.  I have a Windows 7 laptop that is 8 yrs old.  It is still using the original battery...it fully charges after I've used it and lasts several hours each time I need it.  My new Windows 10 (worst windows ever!!!)  laptop has a battery that is not removable and I can find no way to deactivate charging of battery once I'm fully charged while I am plugged in.  

    Thanx for any help

    Sunday, May 19, 2019 6:28 PM

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    Monday, May 20, 2019 5:17 AM
  • Your battery will not be overcharged unless your laptop is defective.  The charging circuitry stop when the battery is at 100%.  Today's laptops have excellent firmware for managing battery life.  Windows doesn't do the charging, it just monitors the status.  Your concern is exaggerated.

    Tim Roberts | Driver MVP Emeritus | Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.

    Monday, May 20, 2019 5:38 AM