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05-29-2012

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Re: Z580 Windows 8 Battery Issues

2013-01-04, 9:34 AM

You wear level of 5% is ok, so it looks like your battery is fine, have you tried a battery gauge reset in power mangment, next you need to check for any apps using too much cpu/gpu power, for this you can use the windows taskmanger to check your cpu usage, if you have a dedicated cpu you can use gpu-z to check your gpu power usage.

 

Also if you install battery bar it will show how much power is being used when you are running on battery.

 

Just a few things to check.

 

John.

Win7 Lenovo Ideapad Z580 i5-3210m HD4000 Win7 x64 8gb 1600MHz Samsung 830 256GB SSD
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Re: Z580 Windows 8 Battery Issues

2013-01-18, 19:33 PM

Doing a battery guage reset worked for me.

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