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linemanduke
October 1st, 2007, 04:04 PM
in my new pb 140 i got to batterys one completely dead (wont even let the computer turn on on power adapter) and one that works just long enough that if i run really really fast i can get it to my next class before it dies 5 min max so i decide im gonna cut open the dead battery and try to rebuild it what can i expect inside also anyone know where i can get a free copy of msword 5.01 for it i had to delete the old one

chuckcmagee
October 1st, 2007, 04:09 PM
Clueless on the Word 5 thing but Acorn and I were just talking about laptop batteries. Read that thread. From my taking them apart, it's pretty clear the good ones are all designed that same way. It also makes it clear why they keep recalling battery packs. Appears all these babies get super hot at the end of charging. Makes sense, energy ends up as heat instead of chemical energy.