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Yoga 2 Pro draining while lid is closed

Q: Yoga 2 Pro draining while lid is closed

I've had this laptop for about 2 years now, great laptop, i'm running windows 10 now. I recently accidentally hit the laptop while it was closed though, and i think that might have screwed up the open/close detection. When I close the laptop, sometimes it does not go to sleep and heats up my backpack until it dies and i can't use it when i want to. I have to press the side power button to make sure it goes to sleep. When I open up the laptop after it was in sleep mode, I have to press a button for it to turn it back on... I'm wondering if there is a fix i can do, to the software or hardware of the laptop.

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Hello,
After updating the BIOS for my Inspiron 3147 laptop, I have noticed that if I close the lid (in Windows 10 it is configured to enter Sleep mode) with my laptop at full charge battery, nothing happens when I press the power button if I had left my laptop unplugged from the power adapter.
In this case I have to plug my laptop in the power adapter and wait to be charged. This wasn't happening before the BIOS upgrade I did in August 2016.
Thoughts?

Thanks!

A:Inspiron 3147 - Battery draining quickly when lid is closed

Hi,
I’d advise that you load defaults in the BIOS. Please follow the steps mentioned below to load the BIOS to defaults and then run the diagnostics again on the system.

Reboot the computer.
When prompted during POST, press the <F2> key to enter the setup screen.
On the System Setup screen, press the <F9> key.
Press the <Enter> key on Yes to Load Optimized Defaults and restart the computer.

Also, I would suggest you to reinstall the Video card driver on the system. Please enter your service tag # on the link below, select the OS, then download the Video card driver from Video section onto the system and install it.
http://dell.to/18r60nI

In addition, I would suggest you to run a thorough test on the battery. You can download Support assist from the link below and run the PC CHECKUP on Battery to check for issues
http://dell.to/1hAPOXr

Please let me know the findings.

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Have the Yoga-500 141BD laptop and the  battery is only holding 1.5hr charge and draining even when not being used

A:Yoga-500 Battery Draining

Hi,i've your same problem. My battery life is about 1,5 hour. Have you solved the problem? Best Regards

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The main reason I bought the Yoga 12 is the claim that its battery will go for hours and hours on one charge. This machine is only a couple of months old and the battery drains from 100% to nothing in just a couple of hours.  I'm not doing anything battery-intensive. Using WordPerfect for work, Chrome browser for email and internet. Not downloading anything.  I would love a suggestion to fix this. Thanks.

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Has anyone noticed increased battery drain after BIOS update dated 3-13-16? I updated the BIOS and also reset the BIOS defaults and I am still seeing increased battery drain. Thanks!

A:Yoga 900 Battery Draining after BIOS 3-13-16 Updat...

Ok guys I think this is a Power Management issue. My battery meter is erratic goes from 100% to 92% then 89% in about 30 minutes. It never did this...any ideas? Thanks.

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The main reason I bought the Yoga 12 is the claim that its battery will go for hours and hours on one charge. This machine is only a couple of months old and the battery drains from 100% to nothing in just a couple of hours.  I'm not doing anything battery-intensive. Using WordPerfect for work, Chrome browser for email and internet. Not downloading anything.  I would love a suggestion to fix this. Thanks.

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Hi All, I'm new to the forum and am loving my Y2P so far. I have been following several threads about tweaking my new machine, and I love the sense of community that you guys have here. I decided to join so I could pose a question: Has anyone had a problem with their machine waking up with the lid closed (in sleep mode). Sometimes when I take my computer out of my bag, it is awake. Since the power button is so hard to press in the first place, I don't think an accidental press is waking it up. Could a device be waking it up? What do you guys think? -IB

A:Yoga 2 Pro wakes up when lid is closed

Yes, I have this too. Bad thing is I always have that in a laptop case so everytime when it wakes up it is baking-hot. 

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I'm using a Yoga 2 Pro with an external monitor via HDMI. It works fine when the lid is open, whether the display is extended, cloned or second screen only. However, as soon as I close the lid, the system gets very slow and I experience redraw issues. I think it may be with the way the graphics card handles the monitor's resolutions. I do not have room on my desk to open the lid, so I need a solution so I can work with my external monitor and the lid closed. Thank you.

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I'm getting tired of finding half my battery being depleted because my laptop did not stay alseep.  Wondering if there is a way to fix this issue?

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Hey fellow Yoga users, Most of the time I use my Yoga 710 14 IKB connected to an external screen together with a mouse and a keyboard running it in a desktop like state, here I don't need the 2nd/original screen of the Yoga. Unfortunately, I've to open the Yoga's lid (which is BTW. kinda annoying with this device) to power the device ON -> It would be really great to do so without the necessity to open the lid when using it in my 'desktop mode'. Is there a way power it ON in its closed state? Thanks, Timur

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Hi!I have a bizzare issue with my Gen 1 X1 Yoga. The machine will not sleep when the lid is closed. I know this is not a software issue as holding a magnet above the sensor (in between the caps lock and shift key on the left keyboard bezel) sleeps the machine. Does anyone know where / what the magnet is thats meant to interact with this sensor? I assume it is meant to be positioned somewhere in the Screen bezel? if so does anyone know if this is something that could potentially be checked / serviced by a user or will i be bringing my machine to a repair centre.Cheers

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My Yoga 700 refuses to go to sleep when I close the screen yet if I log out and with screen open and wait a bit it does go to sleep but will awake if I close the lid I installed to latest software from your site but no difference.I would appreciate any help getting this fixed.Thank you.

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Hi, Sometimes when I close the lid off my Yoga 260 Windows 10 are not going to sleep. The behaviour is really weird because the red light on the lid is blinking like when it's in sleep mode, but I can hear the rotating fan. When I open the lid it's even weirder. Windows are not locked and I am not prompt for a password. The whole system is very laggy. The mouse is moving in jumps and there is not any response to keyboard or screen touch. After few seconds/minutes the system is suddenly OK like nothing happend. This is not happening all the time and I was not able to see any pattern when this happens. What should I do to get rid of this? Thx for help.

A:Yoga 260 Dont sleep when lid is closed

It sounds like a device is having a problem entering the low-power state.  Look in the event log

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Hello! Got a weird issue with a Yoga 700-14ISK in my fleet that started late last week. It will no longer charge if the lid is closed and/or if the unit is powered off.  The only way the unit will charge is if the lid is open and the unit is powered on. I've checked everything I can possibly think of and can't find a solution.  Has anyone here seen anything like this before? Thanks in advance!

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I have a Yoga 3 Pro 1370. I am getting "ghost touches" on the touch screen when the lid is closed (I am using an attached monitor and screen). The touch screen should be disabled when the lid is closed. Is there a fix for this? I have searched for other reports of this problem and have found some other posts and links to solutions. However these are all (as far as I can tell)  solutions for similar issues on other models and do not apply to my laptop. Please note that I am looking for a solution for this issue specifically for the Yoga 3 Pro 1370 model. 

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Hi,I close the lid, the 710 sleeps. I move the external mouse, the 710 wakes. No other laptop I've got does that, I'd consider it a bug. As a work-around you can untick "Allow this device to wake the computer", on the Power Management tab of the HIB-Compliant Mouse properties dialog. Now the mouse won't wake the laptop when the lid is closed, or open of course, which is not ideal. I then changed the wireless mouse, replacing an old Logitech with a new JETech 2.4GHz 0885, the untick was repeated but the mouse still woke the 710. Luckily a documented oddity it seems and unticking "Allow this device to wake the computer" for the HID Keyboard fixed the problem. No idea why one mouse needed this but not the other one. Is this problem of an external mouse waking a closed laptop specific to this model I wonder, and is it likely to get fixed? Cheers 

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When the laptop is closed, pressure on the laptop will cause it to wake from sleep. There is no option in the BIOS or device manager to disable the wake from sleep option for the keyboard. Here is someone with a similar issue with the ISK1. https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-900-keyboard-wakes-laptop-from-sleep/...  

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Hello. I know that this problem has been dissuced already here.My device is not a plain Yoga 900, but the(Yoga 900-13ISK2.Is there a bios update that will allow me to make sure that my computer stays sleeping while I move with it? From what I read, the problem seems to be that a key in the keyboard is being pressed and that wakes up the machine.  Thanks!    Doron

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Hi. I often use my X1 Yoga OLED with the OneLink+ Dock and external monitor, keyboard and mouse. Is it save to use it with closed lid or might the heat be harmful to the screen?

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Noticed that my Bluetooth headphones are connecting to the laptop while it's supposed to be sleeping with its lid closed.All the settings are configured to put it in the sleep mode when lid is closed. Is there anything else that would cause the laptop to wake up?

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OK so I have a number of problems with the fifteen or so ThinkPad Yoga 12 devices we have purchased. Some of these problems are being addressed in other threads (the black screen on start up which requires you swipe the screen in Windows 10 release 2 being one of them), but I'll just start with one problem for now to keep things clear. On my desk I have a ThinkPad Yoga 12. I have a ThinkPad UltraDock Pro USB 3.0 docking station, the newest revision. Connected are an external mouse and keyboard, a LAN cable, and 2 external monitors. The Yoga 12 is connected via the USB 3 cable, and the lid is closed. Both screens are up, LAN and input devices working, everything seems good. Every so often, the mouse cursor will magically jump to the bottom-right of the left external monitor and a left-click event is registered causing the Windows calendar to pop up. Happens maybe twice an hour. All devices are running clean Windows 10 1511 builds, fully patched. Also running ThinkPad System Update to get all latest drivers and latest BIOS revision. Latest DisplayLink driver is applied. Problem persists across all devices. How do we stop the ghost clicks from happening? The issue is driving my users crazy. The docking station specifically listed compatability with the Yoga 12 model so I don't see why there should be a problem. I've heard reports the situation is improved if the lid of the Yoga 12 is left open, but we lose deskspace this way and my users tell me this isn't a ... Read more

A:ThinkPad Yoga 12 - Ghost clicks when lid closed an...

Hi, welcome to the forums.
 
Can you please post the full model number of you computer?
 
Just some guessing.
 
Guess 1: I noticed there was some other discussion about "Ghost Clicks" on this forums. Can you check if those clicks are made by the touch screen? Does it shows the Windows animation like someone is touching the screen?
Just in case can you post your full model number and the hardwareID of your monitor.
 
Also take a look at this article: https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/products/laptops-and-netbooks/yoga-series/yoga-3-1470/documents/ht1...
 
Guess 2: There was a driver update for Synaptics that shuts down the trackpoint when you close the lid. Can you check if your computer has a Synaptics trackpoint/touchpad. Check out the version of the driver.
 
...this are only wild guesses according to what I had read on this forums. But if you tell me that you don't have those problems if you disconnect the Ultradock Pro USB 3.0, maybe the issue is somewhere else.
 
Regards
 
 

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I have a Yoga 700-11ISK, and would frequently put it to sleep, put it in my backpack, & pull it out hours later to find it RED hot & the battery 90% drained.  After wasting an inordinate amount of time trying to figure out why it kept doing this (and damaging other items in my backpack due to the extreme heat), I came across this thread: https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/ll06_en/thread-id/25982/page/2 The problem is that the keyboard remains active even when the lid is closed, so if it gets squeezed in such a way that the screen internally presses a key, it will silently wake itself up.  Apparently Lenovo has spent the past four years churning out laptop after laptop that suffer from this defect, never thinking to learn from their mistakes.  Here are more:https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Yoga-900-keyboard-wakes-laptop-from-sleep/...https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/Lenovo-Yoga-Series-Notebooks/Return-of-the-wake-while-lid-closed-proble...https://forums.lenovo.com/t5/forums/v3_1/forumtopicpage/board-id/ll06_en/thread-id/35267/page/6 I've tried the hack/script solution proposed in the first thread, but it doesn't work (the keyboard can't be disabled by DevManView without a reboot).  The other threads apply to the Yoga 900, which I guess Lenovo fixed with a BIOS update. This issue is such a problem that I've literally stopped carrying the laptop around...which was th... Read more

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I cracked my screen and replaced with a new one.   Now when I close the lid, it won't go to sleep; rather it goes to tablet mode.   I have to press the power button to make it go to sleep.   I put back the original screen and it goes to sleep as it should.   I've tried two different brand new screens and it will never go to sleep when closed.    Lenovo doesn't sell replacement screens so I'm forced to go to ebay or Amazon.   I have checked setting to make sure it goes to sleep when the lid closes.   The magnets are in the replacements.  Hmm, has anyone ever experienced this?  Any recommendations what to do?   Thank you for your input.  

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My Yoga 920 seems to ranomly wake from sleep when the lid is closed. I'd had several occasions when travelling to find my latop completely dead when I needed it - or finding it burning up in the confines of my bag. A few times, I've been alerted to problem when I happen to hear my laptop make a notification sound. When this happens, the screen is already on when I open the lid and much of the bettery has been used. I've seen this occur both in and out of my bag. Nothing is plug into the laptop other then the dummy USB holder for the pen. I have Vantage installed and all updates have been applied. 

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While the laptop is plugged in, closing the lid works properly (in my case, sleeps) and when the lid is subsequently opened it wakes correctly.
If I close the lid while unplugged, the laptop seems to power off hard - the front LED goes out immediately, and when I open the lid the machine boots from cold. The event viewer shows a critical Kernel Power error.
If I close the lid while plugged in, the front LED blinks - I assume this means going to sleep?, but then if I unplug power the machine powers off hard - same reboot and critical error when I open the lid.
I have 1.2.21 firmware.
Any ideas how to fix this?

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Hi, I have had this Z50 for just over 1 year,  However over the past 3-4 months, I have noticed that the battery drains very quickly.  When I take it to meeings for example (they last 2 - 3 hours), I will start with a full battery and then after about an hour and a half the battery is dead.At the meeting all I am running is Microsoft word and excel, and I have thunderbird open.  My wi-fi is turned off at meetings (as there is no wi - fi at  the location), blue tooth is switched off.An example is at a meeting last night after an hour it told me my battery was 100% when the meeting started, an hour later it was down to 26% and then within seconds it dropped to 6% told me battery was too low and shut down. Any help would be appreciated, as it is not good to have your lapptop shut down halfway through a meeting! Thanks in advance. 

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Hello,I am currently using a Lenovo Yoga 700-14ISK... Have bought it about 1 year ago for school use, and i use it for gaming as wellHave bought it about 1 year ago for school use, and i use it for gaming as wellhowever, i have realised that my battery is draining too fast nowadays... 100% can only last for around 1 hour, andFor example, while watching Youtube 100% can only last for around 1 hour+, and in 6minutes, 5% has drained... Anyone have any solution to it?

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My battery began draining very fast and got to the point where it would die as soon as I switched from AC.

I thought it was the battery of course, and got a new one, but the same is happening with it.

Any ideas on what the cause could be? (I have an Acer Aspire 5670 with XP operating system.)
 

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Hello,

For awhile now my wireless speed has been low and my CPU memory repeatedly shot up to 100%. I've been having some wireless problems so I didn't pay attention cuz virus scans haven't turned up anything (I use Symantec, Adaware, & Spybot).

Yesterday though, I found the run32dll virus among the running processes. I downloaded HijackThis and was able to remove the run32dll item (I think ).

However I noticed some other suspicious looking items that I'm not sure if I should remove or not. I'll post my HJT log below but I'm referring to the BHO no name-no file, AL2spyclass, MSPY2002. I wanted to double check with someone with more experience than me before I started deleting anything else.

I'd be grateful for any feedback, and please just let me know if you need any more information.

Thank you in advance for the assistance!
gonks

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:48:30 PM, on 11/24/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16735)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
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A:Malware draining CPU mem

Run HJT again and put a check in the following:

O2 - BHO: (no name) - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: AL2Spy Class - {DC200356-0864-4F66-8964-5D43A19300F5} - C:\WINDOWS\AUTOLO~1\AL2DLL.dll (file missing)

Close all applications and browser windows before you click "fix checked".
 

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My computer is relatively new and it is also pretty good, 1k ram and a 2ghz processor. What really bugs me though is a problem that i've managed to ignore for a few months now. But it's kinda driving me slowly insane.

To the issue: Everytime i start a new application, like Internet explorer or just any random application who uses more ram than IE. The whole CPU goes to the app, everything lags up and i basically cant do anything for the 1-5 seconds it lasts.

Now even with some programs that run in the backgr als instead of just when i start the program.

Before this program could be fixed by a system reset but I've tried my earliest one and it seems like the problem existed back then aswell, I've also tried running Ewido but it didn't solve this particular problem.

I'd appreciate help on this problem as resorting to formating the hard drive isn't an option =/. Thanks in advance!
 

A:New applications draining all cpu power

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 05:15:28, on 2005-12-11
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\Program\Delade filer\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program\Delade filer\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program\Delade filer\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program\Delade filer\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program\ewido\security suite\ewidoctrl.exe
C:\Program\ewido\security suite\ewidoguard.exe
C:\Program\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program\Delade filer\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program\Java\jre1.5.0_02\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program\Delade filer\Microsoft Shared\Works Shared\WkUFind.exe
C:\Program\Anti-Blaxx\Anti-Blaxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program\D-Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program\Delade filer\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program\MSN Messenger\MsnMsgr.Exe
D:\Winamp\winamp.exe
C:\Program\NetLimiter\NetLimiter.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wisptis.exe
C:\Program\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
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Hi folks,

I normal circumstances when laptop is on battery with screen off (working on idle) there should be no quick battery drain, rather it should last more when idle

my Yoga3 is opposite - when screen off, some processes definitely are running - at least I can hear fan noise then as well as rainmeter shows high cpu use when i i press any key to turn on the screen

is there any way to check what/which process is using then?

indexing is disabled on battery

A:What is draining my battery when screen off?

Check out here: Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report - Create in Windows 10 - Windows 10 Forums

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Hi I have a s series 20 30 and the first time I charged the battery it lasted fine but ever since I bearly get an hour out of what  indicates is a full charge. Why is this happening and what do I do?

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I have the brand new Spectre x360 and I keep it plugged in all day while using it, then every night I turn it off, and unplug it. At that point it had 100% charge. When I turn it back on in the morning, I notice that the battery has drained, usually down to around 80-90%. What is draining it? I tried turning off Windows "fast startup", but that did not change anything.  I do have a Logitech USB receiver for my mouse and keyboard plugged into the standard USB port, could it be that? Perhaps the HP "sleep and charge" feature is letting that thing draw power overnight? If so, is there a way to disable that feature? Or, perhaps it has something to do with the fact that I have the laptop in tablet mode, on a stand.  Maybe the camera/infrared on the front are active somehow? I also usually leave cord plugged into the USB Type-C ports, 1 for the power cord and 1 for a monitor, but I always have them unplugged from both the wall and the monitor, so I don't think it can be those. Any thoughts would be appreciated...in the meantime I'll try to test it tonight, by unplugging the USB receiver and/or closing the laptop, to see if that changes anything...

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HELP PLEASE! My HP laptop is only about 1 year old and my battery has been draining faster than usual. It has only been lasting a max of just under 2 hours and one of my friends has the exact same laptop and hers is lasting up to 10 hours and it is the same age as well. I used the HP Assistant and it said the battery was fine. What is the problem and how can it be fixed?

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Hello everyone.  First time on the forums and I hope someone can help me out with this so here it goes... I'm using a T500 which is almost brand new and I've noticed that my battery is draining too quickly.  I know this because I have owned other Thinkpads before (T60, T61p, R61, etc.) and this is the worst on battery life.  I have a 9-cell battery in currently with 80.10Wh at full capacity and I don't get more than 2.5 hours out of one full charge.  I had this same 9-cell battery in my older T60 and I was easily able to pull 6 hours of battery life.  I have my power manager set to 'Optimized' and dimmed the screen almost all the way.  What could I be missing here?  I'm running Windows 7 Pro if it makes any difference. Thanks for any of your inputs.





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A:Battery draining too quickly

Do you have switchable graphics?

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i have a HP PAVILION 15 NOTEBOOK PC . After completing my work when i  shut it down and after a day or two i open it again then i find that my battery is drained.please let me know what i can do to solve this issue!!!

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I noticed every time I go to turn on my Spectre the battery is dead. I charged it all day yesterday and just went to use it and it's at 20% battery. This seems to be an HP known issue and they are not doing anything about it.This laptop is three months old and they are going to replace it or I'll file a claim with my corporate credit card for selling a lemon to the consumer. This is not right how they get away with this.

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Hi, I've recently noticed some strange behavior of my VN7-592G 74H8 (6700HQ+GTX960M). While playing GTA IV the Latop runs the game really good but it seems to drain the internal battery eventhough it is connected to AC. Is this normal as the power supply might be underpowered and the battery is used to smooth power peaks or do I have a faulty power supply ?

A:Battery draining while gaming

Hello, Do you have the latest bios version?

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I am using an original dell battery for 4810 on a dell n5010 the battering is draining fast when it is on 30% it immediately come on 7% and tell me to charge. Can you please suggest me what i can do to prevent the battery to drain fast??
Thank you Shaun

A:Battery draining fast

Any battery that is original to a system that was new seven years ago as this one was, has outlived its lifespan by a minimum of a factor of two -- it's time for a new battery.

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I am compleely new to a forum like this so pelas be patient! I bought a ideapad 300 9 months ago and since then have used it permanenetly on my desk plugged into the adapter. When i have come to use it on the battery it says 100% charged but within a couple of minutes drains to 6% and then switches off. What can i do?

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Im not understanding this...

I used to play on yahoo games with a 56k modem. Since then I have upgraded to DSL. Now everytime I play pool on yahoo, i get about 2 minutes into a game and my computer is lagging so bad the game can barely function.

I go into yahoo pool with system resources at 83 percent and i check it during a game and its down to 36 percent. I have 256 MB of RAM. Is there anything i can do to improve this, and why does it affect me now that i have dsl and not before?

Thanks in advance,
Mickey Knox

A:Yahoo Games draining my RAM!

please don't double post mickey. Thread continued here !

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Hello I just bought this computer not even three days ago and it is horrible with the battery... I charge it and it lasts not even 3 hours! It said it is supposed to last more. The problem is that I bought it in home depot in the US yet I live in the netherlands...some say it can be the 'bios' but I do not even know what that means...can someone help???

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Iam using Dell inspiron N5110 laptop since 4 yrs. Laptop shows "your battery must be replaced".So i bought new battery from dell store.But aftr full charge battery drained within one hour. So i went to dell store then they change another new original battery.But this one also drained within 1 hour.What is the issue? Anyone help me.

A:Battery draining fast

On the battery (if it's OEM Dell) is a code that has five fields - starting wtih KR-,  CN- , etc.  What's the three digit code in the fourth field (second to last of the five fields)?

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Yeah you will find this thread in the am i infected? forum. Here it is+the Hijackthis log

Hello. My computer is a
Compaq Presario SR1365CL
AMD (anthlon)64 processor 3300+
2.00 gb of ram
Nvidia 6400 graphics card
Dlink network adapter card
Windows XP sp3
My problem: there is an svchost.exe PID 1080 with around 17k memory in process manager. I dont know where its coming from and i have no clue what program is using it. But I know that its takeing all my bandwidth because when i go to do a task involving internet (gaming, streaming, surfing etc) it has heavy lag. No one else in the house is lagging except me. Then as soon as i kill the process it unlags and i now have 10 mins of lag free internet. Then 10 mins later the process reappears and im stuck with the process again. I am assuming this is a malware/virus/trojan, etc but i need an expert to see whether it is or not

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG10\avgchsvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
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A:svchost.exe draining all my bandwidth

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.In the upper right hand corner of the topic you will see a button called Options. If you click on this in the drop-down menu you can choose Track this topic. By doing this and then choosing Immediate E-Mail notification and then clicking on Proceed you will be advised when we respond to your topic and facilitate the cleaning of your machine.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

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Well, after many months of not dealing with this, I'm back with the exact same problem I had in this post: http://forums.techguy.org/malware-r...-something-sucking-bandwidth-draining-hd.html

I've done everything asked and am going to post the logs from all of the runs. Should anyone be able to help, I would certainly appreciate it.

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.44
Database version: 3639
Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 7.0.5730.13

1/25/2010 10:41:42 PM
mbam-log-2010-01-25 (22-41-42).txt

Scan type: Quick Scan
Objects scanned: 129512
Time elapsed: 16 minute(s), 45 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 0
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 0
Registry Values Infected: 0
Registry Data Items Infected: 2
Folders Infected: 0
Files Infected: 0

Memory Processes Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\AntiVirusDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Security Center\FirewallDisableNotify (Disabled.SecurityCenter) -> Bad: (1) Good: (0) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Files Infected:
(No malicious items detected)
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For the last few days I've had a virus or malware draining my bandwidth. An estimated usage is about 3gbs of data during the daytime, and if I leave the computer on at night another 2gbs of data at night. I'm running Windows 7 64bit. There are no kind of error messages or anything. In fact I only noticed because one month my household went over the allotted bandwidth usage and we caught it then.

HiJackThis log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:06:46 AM, on 5/16/2011
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\COMPONENTS\SCHEDULER\STSERVICE.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\Components\DSUpdate\DSUpd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Local Backup\Toaster.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\BitTorrent\BitTorrent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\W3i\InstallIQUpdater\InstallIQUpdater.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\PDVDDXSrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Roxio Burn\RoxioBurnLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\QuickTime\QTTask.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunes.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Roxio\Roxio Burn\Roxio Burn.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\AppleMobileDeviceHelper.exe
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A:Bandwidth Draining virus/bug

If there is anything else that you need me to post don't hesitate to let me know and I'll get it up asap.
 

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