Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues Affecting Windows Power Management in Windows 7 and Windows server 2008 R2

Handy download if you are experiencing these types of problems Diagnosing Application Compatibility Issues Affecting Windows Power Management “Have you ever wondered why Windows power management doesn’t always seem to work as you might expect? Perhaps the display goes off while you are watching a video or you come back to your PC after being…

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Fix power consumption problems and extend your laptop battery life

Automatically detect system settings that can affect power usage, such as timeout and sleep settings, display settings, and screensavers, and restore them to their default settings with the following Microsoft Fixit http://support.microsoft.com/mats/windows_battery_power_settings/en-us it fixes… Period of time before the computer goes to sleep is set too long Screen saver is used instead of setting the…

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3 reasons to buy Windows 7 Ultimate

Why Buy Windows & Ultimate? “Windows 7 Ultimate was designed for people who want it all: performance, flexibility, and fun. You get all the features that come with other editions of Windows 7 and then some.“ Well 3 mian reasons above and beyond what comes with Windows 7 Professional It has everything in it, including…

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Windows 7 Customer Tips for Small Business users

The Ignite your small business site has some great tips and videos for the small business using Windows 7 Professional. “The Customer Tips Section of the Ignite Your Small Business site includes written content and customer video clips, helping small business users get the most from their Windows 7 Professional system.“ The tips cover: Productivity such as Windows…

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What should I do if I receive a "Consider replacing your battery" notification?

“Windows 7 has the ability to tell you when your battery is no longer holding a full charge. When your battery gets down to 40 percent of its original capacity (that is, it can only hold 40 percent or less of its designed capacity after it has been charged), you’ll see a notification that says…

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3 new Windows Help videos, Remote Desktop, Saving Power & System Restore

1. Access another computer using Remote Desktop – This video shows you how to access another computer using Remote Desktop Connection Learn more about Remote Desktop Connection 2. Saving power on the go – This video shows you how to optimise battery power to get the most out of your laptop’s battery Learn more about…

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Fully Charged! Want to improve your battery life in Windows 7?

Having problems with your battery in Windows 7 or just after ways to improve your batteries efficiency? If yes then take a look at the following Windows 7 articles: Conserving battery power “Ever run out of battery power in the middle of an important meeting or a long flight? Even with advances in technology, your…

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Problems with power consumption and battery life in Windows Vista?

Then use this latest Microsoft Fix-it  to… “Automatically detect system settings that can affect power usage, such as timeout and sleep settings, display settings, and screensavers, and restore them to their default settings. “ it fixes such things as: Period of time before the computer goes to sleep is set too long Screen saver is…

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Windows 7: A 'greener' OS? - SmartPlanet.com

“At Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Campus, SmartPlanet’s Sumi Das talks to Microsoft’s chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, about power-saving features in the new Windows 7 operating system. Bernard says Microsoft made energy efficiency a core design element, with better battery optimization, and Bluetooth and DVD features that won’t be activated until necessary.” Windows 7: A ‘greener’…

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powercfg –ENERGY - Windows 7 – Power Management Reports

Just read this useful command line utility built into Windows 7 for viewing a report about how your laptop is using energy. Swiss IT Professional and TechNet Blog : Windows 7 – Power Management Reports “Wondering why your battery life of your laptop is not as good as the manufacturers claim? powercfg -ENERGY You need…

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