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How to Prolong Usage Time on a Laptop

There are a number of things you can do to get the most usage time out of your laptop’s battery. Here are suggestions for prolonging the laptop’s battery life: [more…]

External Devices to Get for a Laptop

The types of devices you can buy for your laptop can be lumped into two categories: portable and stationary. Portabledevices go with you on the road. For the laptop at home, consider some devices that [more…]

For Seniors: Managing Power on a Windows 7 Laptop

Managing battery life (the length of time it takes your laptop to run out of power) is important because without battery power, your laptop must be plugged in in order to use it. [more…]

For Seniors: Power Plans for a Windows 7 Laptop

A Windows 7 power plan can help you manage the battery life of your laptop. Windows 7 power plans have preset timings for actions such as dimming your screen or putting your computer to sleep. Managing [more…]

For Seniors: Customize a Windows 7 Power Plan

Windows 7 power plans can be customized to control precisely when the display dims or turns off, or the computer goes to sleep after a period of inactivity. By customizing a Windows 7 power plan, you can [more…]

How to Configure Your Windows 10 Laptop to Run with Its Lid Closed

When you plan to keep your laptop in one spot and you’ve attached an external keyboard, mouse, and monitor, you can get away with closing the laptop’s lid and using only the full-size desktop computer [more…]

How to Use the Windows 10 Battery Saver Feature on Your Laptop

You can use the Battery Saver to save power on your laptop. This discussion is brought to you by the word parsimonious.It’s a polite word for stingy, which is an excellent adjective to describe how the [more…]

How to Create a Power Management Plan on Your Windows 10 Laptop

Two power management settings are vital for the laptop: the display and Sleep mode. Ideally, you want to use the display as little as possible on battery power, because the laptop’s screen consumes a huge [more…]


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