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user5000
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Registered: ‎11-05-2012
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How do I set charge thresholds in Power Manager?

Hi everyone, 

I recently got a thinkpad t530 and I would like to set up charge thresholds to maximize battery life. 

However, I haven't been able to find this feature in Power Manager.  The guides I've consulted point me to the "Battery Maintenance" button; where is this button located in Power Manager?  This is what I see in Power Manager:


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Any help would be great!

 

Cheers

 

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Re: How do I set charge thresholds in Power Manager?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/60081959@N04/8160054123/in/photostream

It should on that page. What versions of Power Manager are you using? and what is the OS?. Finally is your battery Lenovo OEM?
Regards,

Jin Li

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Re: How do I set charge thresholds in Power Manager?

@user5000...

 

welcome to the community.

please make sure you have the Power Management driver installed:

T530 driver matrix: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/research/hints-or-tips/detail.page?&DocID=HT073832

Win7 PM driver: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS014939

Win8 PM driver: http://support.lenovo.com/en_US/downloads/detail.page?DocID=DS031949

 

hope this helps.


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