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Questions tagged [battery-life]

Battery life refers to the amount of time that a portable computer such as a laptop can function while powered only by its battery.

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The full charge capacity higher than design capacity? [on hold]

Why is my full charge capacity higher than design capacity asus laptop? Is that's a problem or not ? How i can solve it ? Also sometimes the laptop trun off suddenly while the battery is still more ...
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Lenovo Rapid Charge - is it safe for my battery?

I'v bought my new laptop 2 weeks ago. After downloading Lenovo Vantage I have noticed function "Rapid Charge". I just wanna know is it safe and not damaging for my laptop accumulator and not cause ...
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ASUS Battery Health Charging enabled - but the battery % keeps growing

My laptop has ASUS Battery Health Charging and Maximum Lifespan Mode enabled, keeping my battery at 60% charged. However, this was some four weeks ago. Now it's 65%, and it keeps growing. Am I to ...
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ASUS Battery Health on Asus UX433FN or UX333FN [duplicate]

I would like to buy the Asus UX433FN or UX333FN but the ASUS Battery Health software is vital for my usage. It doesn't seem to be available for these specific models. Is it possible to have it ...
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How do I keep a MacBook battery charged to only 70%? (USB C connector)

Following from this question and answer (http://asianhospital.com/?id=a/1130375/979099) - Does anyone know the equivalent power cord trick for newer macs?
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Battery drain in switched off laptops [closed]

Say, I charge a laptop fully while using it, then once it's 100% charged, I switch it off, and don't use it again, at all, for around a month. Will all the battery automatically have discharged due ...
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How can I increase my laptop battery life? [closed]

I don't have enough knowledge about laptop care. I have a second hand hp laptop core i5 . Last two weeks I notice that the battery of my laptop low very soon specially during audio and video use. How ...
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Would upgrading to Windows 10 Pro and enabling WSL affect my laptop's performance?

I just got a new laptop, which I chose mainly for its long battery life. It has an i5 8th gen processor and 8GB of RAM. It came with Windows 10 Home. Now I am intrigued by the idea of having a Linux ...
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How can I reduce power draw while suspended?

My new XPS 13 has pretty poor battery life while suspended. I've had to switch to hibernating. Is there any way to tweak bios or something to reduce suspended power draw? It has Fedora installed, ...
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Fully discharging your laptop battery on Linux

I'd like to fully discharge my laptop battery (to comply with a vendor instruction to fully discharge after first full charge). What's a simple way to do this on Linux (that is, prevent the laptop ...
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What can I do as far as controlling battery charging via a “Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery”

I noticed that sometimes when my laptop is plugged in it says "Plugged in not charging" - searching around I see all sorts of ways to disable this by removing the "Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control ...
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windows 10 Fall Creators Update - Missing power mode slider in the taskbar

After Windows 10 upgraded to Falls Creator update, a new power slider appeared in the taskbar (when clicking the battery icon). After some time, the slider disappeared and never came back despite ...
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What is killing my MacBook Pro battery?

My 2013 MBPr has suddenly been draining its battery when it isn't plugged in and the lid is closed. Sometimes down it hits 1 or 0 percent to cause a deep sleep. According to the advanced battery menu, ...
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How can i disconnect my laptop's battery without physically disconnecting it? [duplicate]

I always need to disconnect my laptop's battery, for the sake of battery life. but that is a really frustrating thing to do 3 times or more a day. is there a software relating thing can i do to ...
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missing battery time remaining estimation

I am examining a new Surface Book 2 and missing the battery time remaining estimation. On a Surface Pro 4 it behaves as expected and I try to check the differences. If you google it, there are many ...

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