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Laptop shuts down unexpectedly when on battery

Ask a question muireall 2Posts Monday October 9, 2017Registration date October 10, 2017 Last seen - Last answered on Oct 10, 2017 at 04:31 PM by ac3mark
Hello everyone!
Not even one month ago I bought an Acer Aspire E15 laptop. Now it's been two-three days when this happens: I'm working, nothing exceptional (writing a doc with spotify in the background for example), when suddenly the laptop shuts down. It doesn't have a pattern, it could be after half an hour or ten minutes. It doesn't make any strange noises, when I touch it the laptop isn't even warm and this happens even when the battery is fully charged. I haven't even downloaded anything lately, I've run my antivirus anyway and it didn't find any malware. Everything works perfectly fine when the laptop is plugged in, though.
What could it possibly be? Is there some way for me to at least understand if it's a software (that is, Windows 10) or hardware problem?
Thank you for any help you can give me.
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Check to see what the power configuration is set at. It may be doing what it should be doing, which is turn off when on battery, and battery reached less than 75%. Check it in Settings, SYSTEM, POWER & SLEEP.

I hope this helps!
muireall 2Posts Monday October 9, 2017Registration date October 10, 2017 Last seen - Oct 10, 2017 at 02:14 AM
I changed it, turned the computer off and on again... and it shut down, like, 0.2s after I turned it on XD
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Bad battery then. Batteries are good for about 4 years. If you get 7-8 out of them, yu are doing real good!
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