Your laptop is only as good as its battery life. Here are some suggestions to help your laptop battery last as long as possible:

  • Dim the monitor.

  • Mute the speaker.

  • Remove the disc from the optical drive.

  • Run only necessary programs.

  • Set a solid-color desktop.

  • Enable low-battery warnings.

  • Use a spare battery.

  • Close unused programs.

  • Customize the power management scheme.