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how to increase battery life on my nc10

roadie Avatar
6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
does anyone know how to increase battery life.i get around 4-5hours but i want to know can i get more and if so how
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6y, 10m agoPosted 6 years, 10 months ago
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#1
stick a mains adaptor in it, simples
#2
larger battery? 6 cell 9 cell blahdy blah
#3
no i want to know if there is a way of increasing battery life with the existing 6 cell
#4
have you googled a software solution?
#5
i googled it but could not find anything good
#6
Turn screen brightness down, alter power settings so it shuts the power down to the screen/hard driver sooner when idle, etc.

What OS are you using? I have a N130 and Windows 7 lasts 6-7 hours compared with 5-6 on XP.
#7
using xp
#8
New wireless card (Intel 5300 / 535) & New hard drive (5k500.b 500GB drive uses less power) would probably nock 2w off the power consumption - install BattStatt to check yours.
#9
whats battsatt
#10
An application that will tell you how much power your laptop is using (only works off the mains).

Got my NC10 running ~7w idling in Windows 7 with a new HDD and WiFi card.

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