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nakaneku
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Registered: ‎08-21-2010
Location: HI
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Maximize Battery Life Run on AC Power No battery?

Hi, I recently purchased an Ideapad y560 and I was just wondering how to maximize the battery life and the Laptop's wellbeing.

 

I read the thread

 

http://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-3000-and-Value-line/HOW-TO-MAXIMIZE-YOUR-LAPTOP-S-BATTERY-LIFE/m-...

 

which has a lot of information on battery life except it is 2 years old.

 

With my current Hp laptop I take the battery out at 35% and leave it in a ziploc while running the laptop on AC power with no battery connected.  I then try to charge the battery to full after 2 weeks and then kill it back to 35% to restore it.  Is this still the best way to run laptops if the laptop will not need to run on battery power for 1-2 weeks?

pepemosca
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Registered: ‎05-29-2010
Location: Argentina
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Re: Maximize Battery Life Run on AC Power No battery?

You can try this option:
http://drop.io/c6qriao/asset/battery-settings-png

It's on the Lenovo Energy Management (the bright button on next to the right speaker) --> Click on the "mechanical weel" on the bottom --> Choose the second option.

... And read the hint on that screen for more information.
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