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6 Tips For Maximizing Your Compaq Laptop Battery Performance

Your portable laptop's performance depends greatly in the performance of its battery. And its life span depends on its users-and that is you. These are the principles that guided the Compaq to come up with the tips for you to maximize the performance of your Compaq laptop battery.

To maximize your Compaq laptop battery, as recommended by Compaq, you need to:

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1. Properly Break In Your New Batteries

New batteries are not yet fully charged when sold. They need to be cycled or conditioned first to get its optimum capacity. Charging and discharging of the battery for up to 4 or 5 times is enough to condition it.

2. Prevent the Memory Effect

The memory effect can be avoided by charging and fully discharging the battery ones or twice in a month.

3. Clean Your Battery Always

Dirt on the battery contacts can lessen the performance of your Compaq laptop battery. Cleaning it with alcohol and cotton can make it look and work as good as new.

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4. Exercise Your Battery Regularly

This is recommended for those who use the AC adapter for longer period of time. It is advised that you use your battery at least once in two weeks interval. Batteries lose their charge when stored for a long time and you need to break in your battery when this happens.

5. Store Your Battery Properly

When not to be used for a long time, your battery must be stored in a clean, dry, and cool places that are free from heat and other metals. A stored battery losses its charge in time and it needs a break in before reusing.

6. Optimize Your Laptop's Power Management Features

The Power management features of the Compaq laptop computers enable power conservation of the Compaq laptop battery. You can set your processor at lower speed or you can set the LCD's brightness into its minimum level to ensure low power consumption.

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