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Battery Drain?

I have a DELL inspiron e1405, a great laptop. It's loaded with a core duo and a gig of ram. When I bought the laptop, the battery was great, lasted about 3.5 to four hours. Now, on a full charge, it lasts about 1.25 hours. The laptop is about 5 months old, what could it be? This is what I tried so far:

1. Disable unneeded services
2. Change Power man. setting
3. Defrag

I should note that I spilled a some tea on the laptop around the same time i noticed the batter drain, but I've only noticed sticky keys.

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That's about right after a year or so.

In reply to: Battery Drain?

Batteries don't age well. Also some users tweak the CPU to run at full speed when on batteries. Not much we can do for those.


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In reply to: That's about right after a year or so.

Maybe a year or two, but five months... Nah. I think there's either a problem with my battery, or I've changed some settings I shouldn't have.
Any ideas, Bob?

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Five months. Call it in before time gets away and ...

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They dismiss you.


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