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Windows 7: Prolong Your Laptop Battery Life

21 Aug 2011   #1
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
Prolong Your Laptop Battery Life

I found some good tips for managing your laptop battery. Too late for mine, the battery will run it for only 16 minutes.
Upgrade Your Life: Revive a dying laptop battery | Upgrade Your Life - Yahoo! News

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21 Aug 2011   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1

I've had mine almost 2 years in November. My notebook is always plugged in so I never have the battery in. I drain it down to about 30% and take it out, leave it in a drawer on my desk then once a month recharge it and run it back down to 30%. According to S.I.W it only has 4% wear so seam to work for me.

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21 Aug 2011   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 64 Bit Home Premium SP1

This site is a great resource for info on batteries:
Basic to Advanced Battery Information from Battery University
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