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Laptop Load Cycle Bug Finally Fixed!

Oct 09, 2008, 12:35 (0 Talkback[s])

"This is for safety reasons: it is assumed that the laptop is working on battery when it is being carried around, and it is much safer to park the heads in such situations. Also, we did not want to increase the power usage while in battery mode! This does mean that the drive lifetime still becomes shorter..."

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