To extend the battery life of a laptop, limit the amount of power your laptop is currently consuming. You can do this by reducing the number of processes that your computer is running and avoiding heavy processes that re... More »

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Laptopmag.com conducted a comprehensive survey of the laptop market in 2015, with Apple, Dell, HP and MSI offering the best overall ratings. Laptops in this survey were rated by hardware features such as performance, bat... More »

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Features that make tablets superior to laptops include display technology and battery life. Tablets are also smaller and lighter than laptops, which make tablets easier to carry around. Tasks that primarily involve point... More »

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Generally, if the laptop is plugged in but not charging the battery properly, it is a sign of a problem with the DC power jack. Other common signs include a flickering screen that can occur when the power switches arbitr... More »

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HP laptop users can reset their computers by unplugging the power cable and any USB devices, draining power from the battery, starting Windows and running HP Support Assistant. They can also run Windows Update to find fi... More »

To replace the battery in a laptop, turn off the laptop and disconnect it from the alternating current adapter. At the bottom of the laptop, find the latch that holds the battery in place and release it. Remove the batte... More »

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To remove an old hard drive from a laptop, first the hard drive must be located, then the battery removed from the laptop, screws holding the hard drive into place removed and the hard drive carefully pulled away from it... More »

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