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Q: battery still drains after shutting down the laptop

hi,
my dell inspiron i3 battery still drains when I shut down the machine using the Power "shut down" option in windows 10.
after i'm done using the laptop and turn it off using the shut down option. it either I see a red light indicating low battery or the machine won't turn On at all because it has run out of battery and I need to connect the charger

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A: battery still drains after shutting down the laptop

Disable fast boot:
<<www.tenforums.com/tutorials/4189-fast-startup-turn-off-windows-10-a.html>>
Once that's done, Windows 10 will shut down rather than hibernate.
If that doesn't solve the issue, it may be time for a new battery.

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Hi,
from the last one month i am facing problem with my battery. my laptop is running after i shut down also. while i use laptop with the battery i am not getting any problem, if i connect adapter and use the laptop after i shut down the laptop also the fan is running and the battery drains off, again if i want to turn on my laptop i have to remove the battery and again i have to replace it other wise the laptop is not turning on
    i am using  windows 10 pro
please give some solution for this problem

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I charge my laptop to 100% after using it everynight, but when I wake up I find the battery at about 80%. I shut it down every time after using it, I don't leave it on sleep mode, I shut it down.. So I need help on what is draining its battery or does the battery have a problem?

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Hi,I have  purchased a HP pavilion DV6t-3100 CTO Entertainment Notebook PC 2 years back, it was working fine till last two month, but now from the last two month it is facing with a strange problem, when ever i charged my laptop battery and shutdown the  system, and check back after some time it's battery drains at 2% per hour rate, if i remove the battery from the PC and insert it even after some days, it was work fine without any battery power loss, i know my batetry is not damaged , because after full charging it worked for 2 hrs continuosly, i am very much worry about this.One  more thing i would like to inform you that i have searched this problem on internet and found a lot of solutions telling that do shutdown, remove ac, remove battery, hold down the power button for 30 sec- 1 min, connect AC, start the PC , uninstall the microsoft ACPI complint drivers,  remove AC, insert the battery, strat the PC, leave for 1 min, conec the AC....etc..this will solve the problem, but i have done this trick many times but no luck, then i found one another trick that tells...check the Wackup LAN on network card and in BIOS , it is disabled or not, i have done this trick also, but no luck, finally i found the last solution on internet to update the BIOS , i tuned my system by HP system assistance utility and after tuned a found 5 drivers need to be updated, ok then the most elegant solution that i found on internet was to update the BIOS, ok then i thoght ... Read more

A:HP Laptop Battery Drains While shutdown

Are u there (Any Expert from HP), if you are not there then why are u using this blog, if you don't have a time to respond, this is a rediculous behaviour by u HP, i don't buy any HP product, your service is too bad to express.

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I recently purchaded HP 250 G5 laptop, small problem is that it drains power from the battery when turned off. I use the laptop only about once a week. Last week it was charged to 100% when I turned it off, turned it on today and it's down to 87%. I am shutting down rather than hibernating or sleeping. I have turned OFF "fast start", so I know it's not this causing the battery drain. Does anyone have any ideas why its doing this? How to stop it? 

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Hello All, I have been having some trouble with my battery on my new laptop (which I got less than 6 months ago). It is an HP Envy 15t touchscreen, and the battery doesn't last for more than about 2 hours. I've tried some basic fixes, like decreasing brightness, but that hasn't really helped. I've also noticed that the fan runs pretty loudly for long periods of time (I just timed it, for example, and it was making loud noises for 15-20 minutes straight). Finally, recently the laptop will freeze for a couple of minutes (it will usually freeze when the fan starts running). Like I said, this is a relatively new laptop, and I don't use it all that much (maybe a couple hours of browsing a day, and a few hours of streaming over the course of a week) so I'm not sure why its having this problem. When I first got the laptop, I was getting about 6 hours without charge. Now, for example, it dropped from 100% to 84% in about a 20 minute span. Any help on the matter would be appreciated. Thanks.

A:Battery drains fast on new laptop

Measure, measure, measure. If the fan is speeding-up, it's because the motherboard has detected "excessive" temperatures, and has increased the fan-speed to try to cool the computer. What causes those temperatures?  Basically, the CPU is working "hard", and generating extra heat. Use the Windows "Task Manager" and/or "Process Monitor" to see which tasks are consuming the CPU. 

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I have noticed, that battry leval of laptop (hp 15 ac-124TX) decrease  around 4 to 5% in 12 hrs. Is it normal or somthing wrong. I have another hp laptop in which I never faced this situation.laptop is 2 months old only.please help me. thank you 

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Hi, my computer has never held a charge.  When my battery is fully charged, and I turn it off, and I leave it alone for about 2 weeks, the battery drains completely.  Many users have this problem.  Does anyone know of a fix?

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1 week old laptop battery drains from 100% to 30% within about 3 hours. Battery save is on.

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I have a HP stream x360, and it is having battery problems. First of all, it drains even when I shut it down completely. I shut it down with approximately 90% battery and about a day later it wont turn on. So I go to charge it, which leads to my second problem. It charges insanely slow. It has been plugged in for 12 hours, and when I press power, the button lights up for 5 seconds and then turns off. It isn't a kink in the wire because I store it properly, and it is unravelled when charging. It isn't the outlet because ai have moved 3 times, which means totally different outlets, but all with the same charge speed; SLOW. Finally, it is actually fully plugged into the computer because the little red light IS on, indicating it is charging. So what do I do? What is wrong? I can't take out a battery because it is internal. And currently, I cannot do anything with the computer because it is still dead, and it has a habit of taking 2 days to charge. About. Please help. I got it about 9 months ago. It isn't even a year old.

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Hi i have HP 15 Notebook PC and i am facing problem since start that my battery drains out automatically while the PC is turned OFF or in sleep mode.. I have changed my settings and disabaled fast boot which has solved the problem to some extent but still when i use my laptop after  a day, I use to face the same problem.. same problem is very much pretinent once i turn off my PC in sleep mode.. then the battery last for only 4 to 6 hours .. Its very annoying while you are travelling and you turn off your PC with full battery and after 6 hours when you need your laptop and you find out battery is empty.. If i press power button even then no response from Laptop . I also think that may be battery is not draining out gradually , else i think it drains out all of a sudden due to some malfunchioning  

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Hi,

Today i am facing the problem with my battery. The inspiron N5010 laptop battery drains out even though the laptop is turned off(Shut Down). After going through the different blogs in Dell community I,
1. Updated the Video Drivers from the dell Site.
2. Updated the BIOS Drivers from the same site.
Is there any thing i need to do, to resolve my issue before approaching the Service Center.
Please advice me.
Thanks in Advance.

A:Inspiron N5010 laptop Battery drains when the laptop is OFF.

answers.microsoft.com/.../653a8732-c9fc-4277-9e57-12ff562370bf
Check this.

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Sorry for duplicate post, but subject was not particularly helpful.
Have new Dell laptop XPS 13 9343, with battery drain problem since day 1, drops from 100% to 80% overnight. Came with windows 8, but I updated to windows 10 right away, so not sure if this was happening from the word go.
The laptop is a bit warm on the underside first thing in the morning, so something is drawing power in the shut down state. Turned of fast boot and looked at bios changing anything that may looks like it may be causing a problem. Lap top just cannot seem to switch off !!
Updated bios and all drivers, as suggested on forum doing search for peolple with similar issues.
Seems to be a problem with intel MEI - and causes same issue on lots of laptops, not just Dell.
Unable to downgrade intel MEI to version 9 from 11 as I get error message something like "Thiscomputer does not meet minimum requirements for installing this driver".
Have zip file - MEI_Win7_8_8.1_9.5.24.1790_5.0M - how can I install (roll back greyed out as I assume 11 is what I have always had.
Could take battery out every night, but bit of a hassle I can do without !
What can I do ? Anyone else with this laptop have this issue ??
Thanks for any help, in advance.

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Hello,
I have the Dell XPS 13, i5, with the Win 10 OS (64 bit) - just got it not long ago.
When I put the laptop on Sleep Mode (Either if I close the lid, or if I do it from the "Start Menu" and choose the "Sleep" option), the Laptop goes to sleep, and then wakes up immediately (after 2-3 seconds) with no apparent reason. If I immediately try to make it "sleep" again, it wakes up again after 2-3 seconds. It is like it refuses to sleep. The only way to fix it, is to restart the laptop, which sometimes fixes the problem, only until it happens again - and I notice too late when my battery is empty.
It deprives me of relying on the Sleep Mode, which is really 50% of the user experience on a SSD laptop. 
How can I fix this? 

Thank you
Boaz

A:Laptop goes to sleep when I close the lid, then it wakes up by itself and stays ON and drains battery

Put it to sleep with the lid open.  After it wakes, open an admin command prompt and type the following.. Let us know what it says.
powercfg -lastwake

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Hello,
I have the Dell XPS 13, i5, with the Win 10 OS (64 bit) - just got it not long ago.
When I put the laptop on Sleep Mode (Either if I close the lid, or if I do it from the "Start Menu" and choose the "Sleep" option), the Laptop goes to sleep, and then wakes up immediately (after 2-3 seconds) with no apparent reason. If I immediately try to make it "sleep" again, it wakes up again after 2-3 seconds. It is like it refuses to sleep. The only way to fix it, is to restart the laptop, which sometimes fixes the problem, only until it happens again - and I notice too late when my battery is empty.
It deprives me of relying on the Sleep Mode, which is really 50% of the user experience on a SSD laptop. 
How can I fix this? 

Thank you
Boaz

A:Laptop goes to sleep when I close the lid, then it wakes up by itself and stays ON and drains battery

Put it to sleep with the lid open.  After it wakes, open an admin command prompt and type the following.. Let us know what it says.
powercfg -lastwake

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Hi, I have a Lenovo Yoga 900 (Intel Core i7-6560U 3.2 GHz, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Windows 10) and have been experiencing the following issue since I purchased it: I put the laptop in sleep mode and into my laptop bag. The laptop will wake up by itself later despite the lid is closed. It then stays on as it's inside the laptop bag it gets very hot and drains the battery. Since this has happened closer to 10 times already I'm worried if the battery life is already damaged due to heating. Normally when I close the lid the laptop goes onto sleep mode.  I have already taken many measures to try and stop it from waking up from this article (http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/stop-windows-computer-randomly-waking/). I have set the power setting so that it should always go on sleep mode when the lid is closed. I don't understand how it goes on even when the lid is closed.  What could be the problem? Thanks in advance!   

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Hello everyone! Not sure if this is an issue but it's surely annoying to know, that battery N1 drains at 5% and the other stays at 100%. Is it possible for a mixed discharge between both batteries ?After all the LIFE of the first battery (while using battery only power) is shortened a lot! Is there any option in LENOVO VANTIGE that I am no aware of ?I looked everywhere and i can't find anything.. Bios latest update 1.30 Thank you very much!

A:T470s BATTERY 1 drains to 5%, BATTERY 2 stays at 100% (BATTERY PRIORITY)

Sorry  but see below post.  Basically you cant set discharge order.  The laptop checks battery wear and bases discharge order on that.  Many people including myself have asked for a BIOS switch or at least an option on discharge order but nothing has happened so far and I dont think its going to happen either.  I do not speak for Lenovo..
 
 
https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/ThinkPad-T400-T500-and-newer-T/T470-power-bridge-wired-battery-discharg...

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Hello. I have a 3yr old Toshiba Satellite laptop that I use every day, on avg. 8 hrs per day for school. The battery used to last about 2.5 hours without needing charging. In the past couple weeks, it only seems to last about an hour before needing to be charged.

Even more troublesome is its action when the charge is gone. I have set the power settings to pop up a notification message at 22% battery level and take no action, then at 10% battery level, pop up another message THEN go in to hibernate. However, last week it would give me only about 20 seconds' notice of a critical battery level, then it would hibernate. It wouldn't give me any notice before the critical level.

Now, it has taken to just hibernating, with no warning notice whatsoever. I could keep it plugged in all the time, but my concern is there's something more at issue that will get worse over time. I don't need any crashes at finals time.

Any suggestions? Could the battery need replacing? Thanks.
 

A:Battery drains in 1hr; No low battery warning before hibernate

Li Ions really start to lose capacity at 2 years. By 3 years, they can easily be at 50% of their original capacity.

I'd go for a new battery.
 

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My laptop is about a year old, at most, and works just fine for the most part. No great glitches or anything else of the sort to report. The battery life is also perfectly fine...But for absolutely no reason that I can comprehend, it shuts down with a sort of a 'blip' sound in the middle of whatever I happen to be working and won't boot again. There is no significant overheating to report either. Just slightly on the warmer side.I haven't been dropping it, on any hard surface or water and I don't believe there has been any significant high voltage supplied.Until this morning, it didn't do this when the power cord was plugged in but unless that came loose when I wasn't looking, it now turns off even when the power cord is plugged in.What could be the reason behind this?

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I have a brand new battery in an Acer travelmate 5720. It has a BRAND NEW battery in it. at 50% power, the laptop dies as if the battery is totally drained. Will not even post to bios. Just dead.
I adjusted the settings for the battery in windows to alert and shut down the computer at 50% to save whataver data is there, but this is not a good fix. There are no settings in the bios for adjusting the battery. What is going on in windows to cause this?
I've read thru the threads and saw a lot of people with this problem only to be told that it's their battery or the laptop, and blah blah blah. Anything but Windows 7. I'm going to insisit that this problem is definitely caused by windows.

A:win 7 shutting down laptop at 50% battery

yes I think alot of ppl here are backing up windows 7 but YES it is probably a windows 7 problem because ALOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT and when I say alot i mean thousands of ppl are saying it's a windows 7 problem because, most Battery problems occur AFTER the installation of windows 7, my problem is that it drains alot of power it use to have 3hrs battery life after installing windows 7 BAM! 15 mins of battery life it made my Laptop a Desktop computer now and I don't think it's when your computer is turned on because I also noticed that when my laptop is turned off and after like 8-10 hrs it would already be unable to boot up so now what i know is that It screws up battery life it's most likely NOT in the system but windows does something to the laptop's battery. a solution for the broken computer NONE
the solution GET A WINDOWS 7 LAPTOP THAT THE DEFAULT OS IS WINDOWS 7 thats the only fix available. this problem is very common AFTER the installation of windows 7 so I'm sorry microsoft but you kinda screwed up somewhere here

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I just bought a new battery today and the battrey drains too quickly. How do I solve this issue?

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I'm having trouble with my laptop. Whenever i unplug the charger, it will say it has around 1 hour and 30 mints of battery life left, but it really drains down to zero within 20 minutes. My power plan is set to power saver but it still drains really fast. 

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Hi,I just got my spectre x360 notebook a few days ago and I've noticed how poor the battery life is.   With minimal browsing while connected to wifi , It barely lasts up to 4hours. The screen brightness has been adjusted to the minimum and the battery is on power saving mode. The drain is really worrisome and I have no idea whatelse needs to be done.

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Dear all,My T470s battery discharge about 10% per day when system is powered off. Anyone can help me to fix it? I have read a few posts in there, but I have not seen any proper solutions.  Really appreciate. Many many thanks

A:T470S battery drains

Under control panel/power, select "choose what the power buttons do".  Select "change settings that are currently unavailable".  Turn off "fast startup".

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I'm havin trouble with my  2 year old laptop. Whenever i unplug the charger, it will say it has around 3 hours of battery life left, but it realy drains down to zero within 10 minutes. My power plan is set to power saver but it still drains realy fast. i have to have it connected to a charger all day to use it and this kinda defeats the purpose of the laptop..

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I have a 3 years old G50-80. My battery goes really fast. When i put my laptop in power saving it even goes fast. It goes from 100%to 90% in 10-15 mins.. Can anyone help me?

A:My G50-80 Battery drains out really fast

Your battery sounds like it has reached it's end of life.... They do "wear out" over time.The good news is you can find replacement batteries online, just make sure they match yours exactly, and are Lenovo verified before you purchase.I like to use Newegg, Amazon and AliExpress for most of my computer parts... just my personal choices.CB

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Hi,My new laptop which I bought to do Uni work on it battery keeps draining when it is switched off. in one night it has lost 20% of the battery. I have all the latest drivers installed and the HP battery check says that the battery is fine.could anyone help me find out what is wrong and explain how to fix it? 

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Whenever I have a game on (ex. overwatch, or any game) the battery will slowly drain to %0 regardless of it being plugged in I have to turn it off and wait for it to become fully charged again, If I'm just on the internet on google it will charge, this only occurs when I'm on a game. I've just starting having this problem and wanna know how I can fix this.
I've already done diagnostics tests, multiple times. but don't know what else I can do.

A:Battery drains when plugged in

I forgot to mention, I use a Alienware 17 R3

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Although I have my notebook plugged in, the battery drains down completely and shuts off. The battery then charges while it's off and I start over again with the same process. I have used the original power supply as well as a working universal power supply. Neither one charges the battery while the unit is on.  I tried finding the Windows 10 battery companion by typing battery in the search bar. It isn't there. I do not have airplane mode turned on. What could be wrong? The battery now seems to drain more rapidly than before. 

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I'm running Win7 Ultimate 64 bit and ThinkPad battery does drain during hibernation. I have disabled Wake on Lan within BIOS and any other device within device manager that has the option to "Allow this device to wake up computer" unchecked...but still no good.

Any ideas?

Thanks all!

A:Battery drains in hibernate mode

Are you sure that it's going into Hibernate? Right now, my computer goes on standby whenever I click on "Hibernate".

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Hello!  I just  purchased my LENOVO ideapad 310, a month ago. During my observation on its battery since I got it, its discharging time takes atmost 1 hour and 45 mins while its charging time takes atmost 4 hours. Given the fact that I am not using any application or software, it's not even connected to internet, just leaving it open, it drains so easy. I know its battery is below average but given the fact that its charging time consumes more compare to discharging, i am beginning to wonder if its still normal.  Your answer will be deeply appreciated thank you!  

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Subject is self explanatory.  I have been on the phone with HP approximately 5 times regarding my battery issue.  They feel it is normal for my laptop battery to drain 20% a day (or completely die) when the computer is turned off. Anyone else have this issue? They have had me test the battery and calibrate the battery yet I still have the same issue.  Today's answer from HP is that this is how the laptop works.....!!!!  

A:Battery drains when computer is turned off....

Hello StefHatesHP, Welcome to the HP Forums! It would help to know which product and operating system you are using.For information on finding your product and model numbers click here: How Do I Find My Model Number or Product Number?To see which version of Windows you are using click here: Which Windows operating system am I running? I would also suggest reading through these documents in full for an explination of Li-Ion batteries and some steps you can take to increase the life of your battery: HP Notebook PCs - Understanding Lithium-Ion and Smart Battery TechnologyImproving Battery Performance (Windows 8, 7, Vista) I am also curious if you have tried a second battery. It is possible for there to be a power leak in your battery or on the motherboard. We would have to test a second battery to be sure of this.I look forward to your reply!

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Hi,This is my fist post here.  I bough new Lenovo Yoga 730 a few days back. The battery life isn't even 3 hours. I have turned Background apps off, set it to Battery saver mode, still it is draining too fast. Is my notebook faulty?  The screen brightness is also not very good. Unless I put it on 100% bright, the quality is poor.  Thanks 

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I have owned a Spectre x2 12 myself and then I purchased one for my wife. I also recommended this system to my uncle who bought one. I must say that I have been happy with the performance and build quality of these units. However, there is one glaring issue with them that HP seems to be totally ignoring and in my opinion it is a deal breaker. I have since sold mine and am looking to do the same with my wife's system. I have recommended to my Uncle that he should do the same thing. What is this one glaring problem? The system discharges the battery even when the system is completely turned off. We have tried all the recommended things on all the HP and 3rd party forums to fix the issue but nothing has worked. We have tried everything from turning off fast boot and USB charging in Bios, to updating the Bios and all the drivers, to making sure no WiFi dongles are connected to the device when turned off, and even separating the keyboard from the device when it is turned off. Nothing has solved the problem. On one forum for an HP spectre x360 there was a fix offered which allowed the user to update the M.2 hard drive bios which fixed the problem the same problem for those systems but no such fix is offered by HP for the Spectre x2 12. I suspect that this system along with many other HP systems are suffering from the same issue of the M.2 not completely shutting down when the device is turned off which allows it to slowly discharge the battery. Imagine the frust... Read more

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I got a new Y700 Ideapad a month back and the batterry has been draining to 6% every time it reaches below 50% in a second. Started happening when I turned on the Lenovo Power Manager settings to conservative mode. FYI: I donot keep it plugged in after it reaches full charge.Any help is appreciated. Much Thanks, Himadri

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Hi there, I have noticed this issue: I work on my DELL XPS 13, after work I switch it off using the windows button. As I switch it on next say morning, the battery LED is ON and the system says the battery is being charged - usually cca 10-15% is being drained during the night. No sleep mode, no hibernation, only shut down option (OFF). Does anyone of you experienced same issue?
Thanks,

Alois

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Hello all let me start with the technical details of my laptop: Lenovo Carbon X1Bought ~2 months ago (new) at a reseller in the USi5 3rd generation @ 1.7GHz4GB DDR3 (soldered on motherboard)128GB SSD (Samsung), must be SATA III (6GB/s) I guessWindows 8 Pro x64 Furthermore:+40GB free space on the hard driveOriginal charger used, alwaysLaptop was never 'opened' (ie with screws)device mainly used to text editing, browsing and PhotoshopBackground apps/services: Apple iTunes services, Dropbox, Lenovo mouse/trackpad service and startup utilities like Google Update, Java update, Adobe Reader SpeedlaunchI do not shut down my laptop most of the times, I simply put my computer in sleep modus (in other words: I close the lid of the laptop)I do play games on this laptop, but of course I do not expect the battery to last many hours when doing so. The battery drains quickly only in 'normal' situations - gaming, video editing and lots of Photoshop do not count of course.Connected to the internet all the time (no 3G, just WiFi)Bluetooth disabled. Now let me explain the situation.The laptop is fully charged using the original charger. The power plan is set to Power Saver (image). Brightness is set to around 60% of maximum according to the build in indicator of Windows 8.The apps that are open are Google Chrome ( with 5 tot 15 tabs most of the time), Outlook, Dropbox and one metro apps (weather or the app store). (full image, click here) As you can read, no heavy ... Read more

A:[Carbon X1] Battery drains quickly

Well, how long does it last?

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Is it normal for a Thinkpad T470 to drain battery after it has been shut down completely? I first observed this after not using the notebook for about a week. After switching it back on, the external battery had lost more than 10% charge, while the internal battery's value hadn't changed. Curiously, while using the notebook, this behavior is reversed, i.e. the internal battery is discharged first. Things I tried so far: Disabled Wake-on-LANDisabled USB chargeDisabled Thunderbolt deviceDisabled the fingerprint readerDisabled Fast BootDisabled all wake events and timersChanged power planPerformed a full shutdown via shutdown -sUpdated BIOS and Embedded Controller to latest version availableResetting Windows to factory defaults I also ejected the external battery and disabled the internal battery before shutting down to make sure that they don't discharge by themselves. However, no drain occurred under this condition. Effectively, none of these options have helped. The external battery still loses approximately 2% charge every 24 hours.

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Hey Im the almost happy owner of and Y700-17ISK, but Im having issues with the battery. If im watching a movie, or playing a game, meaning the laptop is on for ~2h or so with heavy usage, charger is plugged in. At some point it will shutdown unexpected, I can then power it right back up and now it will run on the AC adaptor. It does remember where i was in the game or movie, so its not a complete shutdown. This time however, Im sitting at a battery on 0% power, and it says not charging. Uninstalling the battery drivers from hardware management, have not helped. So im stuck with 2 problems: - Laptop drains battery to 0%, then shuts off -> turn it on, and it runs on battery.- My battery is now at 0% and wont charge. What do I do?

A:Y700 ISK drains battery, then shuts off.

Just a follow up. I tried using the AC adaptor of my friends laptop Lenovo Y70 Touch.It now goes straight to charging no issues. My laptops AC adapator however wont work on his Y70, it doesnt even recognize it as plugged in. This got me wondering....I bought a demo laptop from the store showroom, at a great price though! But it came without the box, only laptop + charger. It came with a 3.25A adaptor, his Y70 came with a 6.75A adaptor.Im sitting here thinking, how can you run an i7 + 960M and charge a battery on ~65W ? 

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Hi, I've been having some trouble with my HP Spectre x360 battery draining while powered off (completely off, not just sleep mode or hibernate), but I couldn't find much online about it. It's been happening for a while, but I only recently paid attention enough to realize that almost 10% of the battery drains in about 12 hours while off. I've tried running the battery component test on the HP PC Hardware Diagnostics UEFI, and that passed, saying the battery doesn't need to be calibrated. I know batteries usually drain while the pc/phone is powered off, but from what I've found it shouldn't be this much. Thanks for taking the time to read and respond. 

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Hey everyone,

I have Windows XP SP2 on an Acer Aspire One A110, 512MB Ram 8GB SSD, Intel Atom, 1.6GHZ Processor, 3-cell battery blah blah...

We'll i used to have 2:47 battery life etc. I have a USB Mouse but the USB is only an adapter not one of those massive hub things... I've decresed my brightness to it's darkest, muted my speakers, cut down on as most apps as possible (Firefox and MSN and ManyCam only running.) I've also applied that hotfix which was supposed to help, but no luck. When i run on battery I get 1:26...MASSIVE difference. I don't think its the battery as I put my brothers battery in and he gets 2:30 on his battery but when it was on my laptop it went to 1:57 Don't know what to do...I don't have an anti-virus EITHER because i was so mad on getting my battery life back up.

Thanks

-Ash

A:Battery life drains quickly!

Most likely your battery might not bre charging fully due to the A/C adaptor plug may be loose and or the connection on your board is loose (common problem with laptops). Another thought is that over a period of time laptop batteries get weaker due to their nature. It may be best to take your computer to the shop and let an expert technician look into this. Really doesn't cost an awful lot...If you are handy you may be able to check this out yourself but sometimes laptop cases are a little difficult to open (without damaging)...I know from experience (cracked my Sony Vaio case when trying to attempt fixing the very same issue)...

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Hello. I have an HP pavillion notebook 15-ab120ca, which I've had for just over a year. in the last couple days I'd noticed that my laptop seemed to be shutting down without any warning, and when the battery wasn't completely drained, at around 30%.Yesterday I noticed that my battery was charging to around 93-94% and then would say "plugged in, not charging", if I unplugged the ac cable and reattached sometimes the number would jump around to 89, 100, 95 %, but would be not charging. When running on battery power, it lasts less than a couple hours. After trying a few different troubleshooting methods, earlier today the battery got to 17% before shutting down with no warning. However, it dropped within minutes from 33% to 25% to 17% before that. I have run a battery check and it says that the battery is ok. If there something I can do to fix this problem? Thank you.

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I've been having a frustrating time with my laptop the past few weeks. Basically, it just shuts down out of nowhere after a few minutes (fluctuates...sometimes happens after a few hours). I noticed that every time it happens, the fan on the side gets loud for a few seconds right before it shuts down. That led me to believe that my CPU was overheating so I installed software that checked the temperature. However, I saw that my CPU was consistently around 40 C which I believe is normal.

I tried a few things to try to figure out what was going on. What I did notice was that when my battery is disconnected and I run the laptop just plugged in with the wire, it does not shut down at all. Could it simply just be a bad battery?

Here's the exact computer: http://www.cnet.com/products/lenovo...tel-core-i7-3630qm-2-40ghz-1600mhz-6mb/specs/

I appreciate any help with this.
 

A:Laptop randomly shutting down (battery problem?)

could be anything but if you suspect battery then just change it , it never hurts to have a spare battery -
 

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My daughter has a Dell Inspiron i7 (N7010) laptop with service tag 983TCN1. The laptop is about 16 months old. It is shutting down randomly when running while plugged into the charger. It will run on battery only, and runs with the charger only with no battery; so we assume the charger works. (Not sure yet how it behaves long term with battery only, or charger only, as it usually is with the charger plugged in and battery installed).

Power Management reports the battery is fully charged (100%), but then shows there is a problem with the battery, and the computer may shut down suddenly. I am troubleshooting from 1800 miles away. Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: Laptop Shutting Down. Battery Problem?

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Computer: HP Pavilion DV6-6c35dx OS: Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Hello, I am writing this post because my computer has had this ongoing problem, and it’s starting to annoy me… It used to be that when the battery power got low, the battery icon in the tray would generate a warning message that my battery only had a certain percentage of life remaining, and that I only had a certain amount of time to connect it to a wall socket via my charger before the computer went into sleep mode (Power Saver Mode). If I didn’t connect it to a power source, it would go to sleep until I did connect it to one and pressed the power button… It doesn’t do that anymore. Now I get no warnings and the computer just experiences an illogical shuts down. It's very annoying, whenever I use my computer I have to keep it connected to a wall socket, lest it unexpectedly shut down on me. Does anyone here have any suggestions?

Thank you.

A:Laptop Shutting Down When Battery Dies (Instead of hibernating)

Look under Power Options in Control Panel.

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