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Old 02-07-08, 11:22 PM
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Dell Inspiron laptop battery on the way out...do I NEED to buy another from Dell?

So...the title says it all.

My laptop battery isn't doing that well and isn't holding a charge. I really don't want to buy a new one, but I don't think there's any way around it. I may have to bite the bullet and order one.

My question is...do I have to buy it from Dell? Or could I go somewhere else to get it cheaper?
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No, with search engine, you will be able to find one place (other than Dell).
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I know for a fact I was able to buy an official Dell battery from someone other than Dell for much cheaper. It has worked flawlessly so far, but the name of the website escapes me at the moment. I'm going to go look around, and try and refresh my memory.
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And, I found it. Notebookbattery.com. I think I got one for 88 rather than 129 or 159 they were charging.
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all these batteries are made by a few companies in china and rebranded. just google for a decent brand that won't blow up and buy it

PC's are like cars. if you buy a Dell by the parts it will cost you 3 times as much
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My Dell battery says Made in Japan.
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Thanks guys.
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Originally Posted by spainlinx0
And, I found it. Notebookbattery.com. I think I got one for 88 rather than 129 or 159 they were charging.
Yeah, I remember that site.

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