How to Extend Laptop Battery Life and Fix Power Consumption Problems

The real worry for Laptop and Notebook users is with their Battery Life. Most of the Laptop batteries are failing to live the duration specified by the manufacturers. Actually manufacturers are not responsible for these failures because some laptops backup time is very good. The reason for poor battery life is the Laptop settings ( timeout and sleep settings, display settings, and screensavers)

Microsoft  is now is providing Windows users with a “Fix It” download via its Microsoft Support website, designed to make their laptop batteries live longer. The tool works best for Windows 7 laptops and notebooks, but also for computers running Windows Vista and XP.


How to Extend Laptop Battery Life ?

Download the MicrosoftFixit.power.Run.exe here and launch it on their Windows laptop. (Click “Run Now” to download the file)

What “Fix it” Fixes :

  • Period of time before the computer goes to sleep is set too long
  • Screen saver is used instead of setting the computer to enter sleep mode
  • Display brightness is set too high
  • Power plan is not set to the most efficient power plan
  • Wireless adaptor in not optimized for power saving
  • Minimum processor state is set too high

Use this efficiently to increase your battery life and also fix power consumption problems….


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