Increasing and Saving Battery Life in Windows® 7
Have you installed Windows 7 on your notebook? Find out how to save and increase battery life of your system.
Windows 7 is ideal for all computers. The operating system comes packed with many advanced features and options to make computing a better experience. Windows 7 has an extremely simple yet graphical interface because of which all types of users prefer having Windows 7 installed on their systems. This is why; almost all new computers come preloaded with Windows 7 operating system. Windows 7 extracts better performance from a computer and makes it more stable. Windows 7 is ideal for notebooks as it has features such as two-way firewall and built-in Windows Defender security application to protect the system when users are connected to the Internet. Windows 7 will also save battery on your notebook with features, such as idle resource utilization, trigger start services, enhanced processor power management, adaptive display brightness and so on. The battery of your notebook operating on Windows 7 can get damaged by careless use and improper configuration of power settings.
Following points can give you more information about how to save and increase battery life on your notebook with Windows 7:
- Configure power options
- Avoid resource intensive tasks
- Adjust display settings
Configure power options
There are many power related options on Windows 7 and they can be configured to save power. The power options can be configured such that the processors and the graphic card on the system reduce the power consumption when the system is working on battery power. This will greatly improve the battery standby time of the system and help to save the battery power.
Avoid resource intensive tasks
When your system operating on Windows 7 is working on battery power, it is recommended that you avoid heavy and resource intensive tasks. Heavy and resource consuming programs can drain the battery of the system very rapidly. Avoiding such tasks can help in keeping the system running on battery longer than normal.
Adjust display settings
Display of your computer is the component that consumes most of the power when it is running on battery. The display settings of the screen on your notebook operating on Windows 7 can be adjusted to save power. Reducing the brightness and sharpness of the screen and so that it consumes very little power when the system is operating on battery power can help.
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