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Tips to Extend Laptop Lifespan


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Some of my friends often complain to the survival of a notebook as a mobile condition. They were average to say "yes batteries run out quickly?". Apparently there are some mistakes that they do not realize when using the notebook. Of issues like these we try to give some advice that might be useful and can be applied to your notebook to be able to extend its life.
You will find this on the power management settings icon at the bottom right or in the Control Panel. There, you will find some configurations. When you use your notebook with the battery, we recommend to activate the Power Saver setting. This setting will slow down the processor by half. Impact, notebook power consumption will decrease. You do not need to fear the declining performance. In general, the activity of work done in a mobile situation does not require high performance. Activities such as browsing, office applications, multimedia light (listen to music or play a non-HD movies) and so does not require high performance. 
In addition, power management settings also have several options such as turning off the screen, enter hibernate mode, turning off the hard disk and so forth when the notebook is not used within a period of some time. This is to reduce the activation of virtual memory to the hard disk. As we know, the power of hard disk when doing a full rotation will take more power compared to a RAM or memory. Defrag will speed up the process of reading the hard disk. This will make the hard disk to work more efficiently and you can open the application more quickly.
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Lowering the notebook screen contrast will affect survival. You can lower the setting that is still comfortably in the eye, usually, the configuration of the display contrast is already present in the Power Management settings. However, if you are uncomfortable, you can increase the contrast multiple levels. The more processes / programs running in the background, the faster the battery used. To that end, better turn off any applications running in the background. You can turn off the process / program in the background through "Run -> msconfig" and select the tab "Startup". Namum, choose a program that will be turned off wisely and carefully.
Often we forget to remove the CD from the optical drive. This will make optical drives still supplying power to the device. In fact, sometimes the notebook without an optical drive will rotate we sent. This considerably reduces battery power. Although only a small power consuming still, the device is connected to the USB port (Flash disk, USB hard drives, etc.) will reduce the durability life of your notebook. Unplug the device if you no longer use. 
Turn off WiFi or Bluetooth connectivity when you're not need it. This device will continuously send a signal that can drain battery life. For example, you only need Wi-Fi, then you can turn off bluetooth. When the notebook is not in use, it would be better if you go into hibernate mode compared to standby. In the hibernate mode, the entire device will be turned off and does not require electrical current consuming. While in Standby mode, the electric current required. In terms of speed initialization notebook, Standby mode is faster. However, it is not comparable with the necessary power when left for a long time.
More and more applications are opened, the disk will more often work. This will take more power than when you run an application. If your notebook has a dual graphic and should be selected manually, do not forget to change the graphics are more power efficient. In addition to consuming less power, SSD has time opening and closing of applications faster and do not produce excess heat which will affect the surrounding components. Hopefully a number of the above tips can help you preserve battery life when the notebook is in mobile. If you have other tips, please write in the comments section. We will continue to add if there is input and suggestions from you.