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How to Extend Your Laptop Battery Life

Updated on June 24, 2011

Laptop is better than desktop when you go anywhere because it easy to take, but it won’t be so much play if the battery can not run longer for you even if it is a new bought one. Therefore in this natural tip, I will present so some tips that can assistance you to extend your laptop battery

1. Defragment Hard Drive

You can Defrag Hard Drive for organize the file to they block and type of the file in sector’s and Drive and when we search it’s easy and reduce battery for search in Hard Drive.

How to Defragment

Start > All Programs >Accessories > System tools > Disk Defragmenter > then we chose drive for defrag and wait for the process.

2. Reduce Background Program

Don’t use too much background program such as screensaver, Wall Paper that has animation (Windows 7, iTune or Desktop search…etc) because those program always need CPU that make laptop reduce power.

3. Don’t use External Hard Drive in long time

Reduce External Hard Drive, Flash USB and mouse USB with laptop it will reduces your laptop battery life cycle.

4. Add more RAM

If your laptop low memory and you need to process more programs, so you need to process more RAM. RAM for laptop such as: SDRAM, DDR, DDR2, and DDR3 …

5. Reduce process of CD/DVD Rom

It’s better to process on Hard Drive than CD or DVD Rom because CPU doesn’t need more power to process other device.

6. Avoid Multi Task

Avoid process of Multi program on your laptop because those programs always reduce your laptop battery.

If you have more tips please share with me and comment on my hub.


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    • Winsome profile image


      7 years ago from Southern California by way of Texas

      Nice to see that I'm doing most of what you suggest. I may need more ram though. Good advice. =:)

    • barby2kool profile image


      7 years ago from Connecticut

      Very useful information, I'm going to bookmark this so I can use it a later date (sooner rather than later). Thanks again.

    • joleenruffin profile image


      7 years ago from Tracy, CA

      Thanks for the tips. I need to defragment my laptop soon. The battery has been pooping out quickly. Good luck on hub pages.


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