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    Default Tips on what to check before you buy 2nd hand laptop

    As the title says what should I watch out for when buying A Used/2nd Laptop???

    Is there any reliable shop in your recommendation?

    Preferred choice Lenovo Thinkpad/Hp Probook (2nd/3rd Gen i5)

    Max budget 20K + I will replace the HDD with a SSD.

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    Code:
    powercfg /batteryreport
    More details here.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Swapnil View Post
    Code:
    powercfg /batteryreport
    More details here.
    Thanks for this information.
    But why my 5 years old HP laptop shows blank cycle count

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    Quote Originally Posted by Iskander View Post
    Thanks for this information.
    But why my 5 years old HP laptop shows blank cycle count
    Can't say. These stats reset when you reformat windows. Also, the article I linked is wrong about battery cycles, so ignore that part. The rest of it is good though. The battery capacity history and the battery life estimates part would give you a good idea about the current health of the battery pack.

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