April 06, 2012

Tips to Save & optimize battery of Laptop..!!

Now days many users are moved to laptop from Desktop, All company offer from 3-4 hours battery backup which in practical become 50%.






So here I am provide you some great tips to save battery of laptop.


1.) Use power management of your laptop which would make the computer to run at lower processor speeds when the power is down and automatically manage the complete system.

2.) When you are using your laptop on battery make sure you set your display to lower brightness using the FN key combination (by pressing F7 [to decrese] ) coz it will increase battry life as Low brightness consumes less power.

3.) Set Automatic Hibernate feature to make sure the laptop automatically saves all your running documents and applications and hibernates when you are not using the laptop for a given amount of time. A Feature which can save up your battery life when you are not using your laptop for a set specified time after which it automatically hibernates.

4.) While on using laptop on battery avoid Using Speakers instead
use Headphones.

5.) Use Mute or Turn off Sound because even though you dont play any music/videos the laptop would make different kinds of sounds when you close/open any applications because of the sound scheme of O.S.

6.) If you are using Windows Vista , Disable Aero Glass Feature. To do this right click on your desktop > preferances > View Colour > Appearance > Classic Appearance and Windows Basic graphical interface > ok , this way you can get the classic appearance which has less resource using features and helps you use less battery.

7.) Do not start ANY WI FI SERVICE UNLESS YOU REQUIRE ONE.

8.) Multitasking and GAMING (3D) uses lots of battry so avoid them as much as you can whenyou are on battery.

9.) DVD and CD rom uses unnecessary power even if they are not in use so make them off and donot put any Disk in them if not in use.
[Better use Hardware profile according to situation]

10.) keep your Laptop cool so that fan uses less power , Sometimes we used the laptop on beds and sofa, in such cases the heat re-circulated without finding an escape. Thus causing the laptop to extra heat up. Also avoid using your laptop in High temprature even if you are on Ac. power.

11.) Defragment your hard disk drive regularly [once or Twice in a month]. If you dont defragement your hard disk then the laptop would have slow loading programs and frozen applications. Use NTFS as your File system as FAT takes 10 times more time than NTFS when it comes to fragmentation.

12.) Keep you battry out from lappy once a week and keep it for 1 2 hours. Apart from it clean the battery contacts when you turn your battery out, you can use a cloth moistened with rubbing alcohol to clean the metal contacts.

13.) Never let your battery to get compelety exhausted shutdown or Hibernate your laptop if battery comes below 20 %

14.) Disable any connected USB Gadgets like external hard drives, pen drives etc because even though they are not in use, when they are connected they keep using your laptops battery via the USB 2.0 port.

15.) Run low resource using applications like emails, documenting etc rather than playing games, DVD, running high resource using applications like adobe photoshop, 3Dmax, Visual Basic .net etc because when you run these kind of applications the laptop has to run on high resources and use more battery.

16.) Never let your laptop left on always with Ac-charging. it heatups the battery and reduced the lasting capability.

17.) Recharge your laptop only with original power cord/adapter provided by the laptop dealer and dont use any other local cord because they can decrease the life of your battery. Also use only Li-Ion based batteries because they have internal processors which controls the internal temperature to make sure the batteries dont get over heated/explode.

18.) DO NOT BUY ANY LAPTOP WITH PREPACKED VISTA OR ANY PAID OS , Rather Buy a Linux or Dos based laptop , It would drasticaly Reduce yur cost and you can Configure your O.S. according to youe knowledge and needs.

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1 comments:

  1. Great article Lot's of information to Read...Great Man Keep Posting and update to People..Thanks
    Asus Laptop

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