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    Oct 20, 2009
    Leaving Macbook Pro connected to charger
    Will leaving the Macbook Pro connected to the battery charger after battery fully charged damage the battery or lessen its life?

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    Member Since
    Feb 10, 2008
    Dallas, but school in Arkansas
    15" MBP 2.2 2GB
    Absolutely not. But be sure to unplug it AT LEAST once a month and let it completely drain. (I recommend doing it once a week) You can plug it in while it's charged all you want, just make sure you use your laptop as it was designed (a portable computer) every once and a while, and you should be fine.

    I've used my battery a lot.. ~500 charge cycles and have had my battery for almost 2 and a half years and I still have 72% health.
    15 inch MacBook Pro 2.2 GHz Core 2 Duo w/ 3GB ram and 160GB 7200 RPM HDD.
    Apple OS-X Snow Leopard / Boot Camp - Windows XP

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    Apr 07, 2009
    Napier NZ
    27 iMac i5, MBP 13 & iMac 20, 2TB dual TC, AppleTV, iPh4S
    And a good idea to read this article

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    Jul 18, 2007
    Central California
    2.16GHz C2D MacBook w/ 2GB RAM & 120GB HD. HTC Droid Incredible.
    Member Of The Month for December '08.
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