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Re: LAPTOP ADVICE

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  • nickpickler
    If you go to start - control panel - display When the display properties opens click on settings tab there should be a power botton on the lower half. Click
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 15, 2006
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      If you go to start -> control panel -> display When the display
      properties opens click on settings tab there should be a power botton
      on the lower half. Click on it and it should show how to change the
      powersave options.

      --- In genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com, Heidi Graf
      <familybranchesgenealogy@...> wrote:
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      > On a side note to my original, earlier post, there are settings in
      Windows to put your laptop into "powersave" or "hibernation" mode to
      conserve battery life when you're out and about.
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      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: jbaconsr <jbaconsr@...>
      > To: genealogyresearchclub@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, November 14, 2006 4:01:52 PM
      > Subject: [Genealogy Research Club] Re: LAPTOP ADVICE
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      > One of the biggest battery consumer is the processor.
      It should have
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      > the equivalent of a mobile Centrino (Intel's version) processor.
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      > That should stretch even the stock battery out at least twice as
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      > long.I am not familiar with AMD processors enough to know what
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      > theirs is called. I'm sure they have the same power saving
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      > --- In genealogyresearchcl ub@yahoogroups. com, "Mary Cockrell"
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      > > Dear Group,
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      > > I'm not sure anyone can offer help but I'm asking. I want to buy
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      > a laptop
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      > > for family research. Since I will be using it for work at
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      > libraries and
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      > > other remote locations I want one with a long battery life. I
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      > don't care if
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      > > it has a lot of "bells and whistles" . I don't need it for gaming
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      > > watching DVDs . just research. Does anyone have a suggestion?
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      > > Thanks for your help,
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      > > Mary Cockrell
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