Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: battery life

25 Sep 2010   #1
jhd17

windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
battery life

Hi, i have a few questions about battery life, i would like to maintain my battery life to last as long as possible. It was never brilliant but a can get about 2 hours out of it. One thing that i though was perhaps a problem from stuff i heard is that it is not good for it to leave it charging when its fully charged because of the way its managed it keeps putting little bits of charge in, is that true with win 7. Because i like to paly games with the laptop plugged in for performance so its annoying about charging it. There also the whole thing about letting it run flat then fully charge it. Just any tips on what you do and whether the above is acutally true would be appreciated, thanks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
25 Sep 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Strategies for conserving battery power
How to prolong lithium-based batteries
The most important strategy is to let it lose almost all strength, once in a while, and then give it a full charge.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
25 Sep 2010   #3
Bill2

Windows 7 x64 pro/ Windows 7 x86 Pro/ XP SP3 x86
 
 

This topic has been flogged to pulp. Just search the forums (this and others).
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

Reply

 battery life




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Battery Life?
My old Dell XPS 1710 new battery lasts hardly 30 mins on full charge, what should I do to increase it time? Thanks.
Hardware & Devices
Battery Life
Is it bad to leave laptop plugged in the majority of the time? Sorry if this thread already exsist.
General Discussion
Battery life
Where would i get a new battery for a HP G61 Notebook? "Battery ast Full Charge The battery stored less than 40% of the Designed Capacity the last time the battery was fully charged. Battery ID Hewlett-PackardPrimary Design Capacity 48840 Last Full Charge 17760 Last Full Charge : 36%"...
Performance & Maintenance
best battery to give longest battery life?
hi guys, i want to get a battery for my acer aspire 5315 laptop that will give me the longest possible time on the go. what will i need 4 cell, 6 cell 12cell? which one? ps. and i know that i can change powerplan and tweak some settings but i think a new battery would be best.
Hardware & Devices
battery life
Anyone plz gv me some tips for increasing battery life(hp) ?
Performance & Maintenance
Battery Life
Hi everyone! I couldn't find a discussion on battery life in Windows 7, so I decided to create a thread. I recently installed Windows 7 Build 6956 on my laptop to try it for some time. I'm liking it so far. Using the Balanced power option in 7 I'm getting maybe 20 minutes longer battery life...
Hardware & Devices

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:32.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App