Checking Battery Power
The battery system implements the Smart Battery standard under
the Windows environment, which allows the battery to accurately
report the amount of charge left in the battery. A fully-charged
battery pack provides the Notebook PC a few hours of working
power. But the actual figure varies depending on how you use the
power saving features, your general work habits, the CPU, system
memory size, and the size of the display panel.
Pointer over the battery icon without power adapter.
Pointer over the battery icon with
Right-click the battery icon
Left-click the battery icon
WARNING! Suspend-to-RAM (STR) does not last long when the
battery power is depleted. STR is not the same as power OFF.
STR requires a small amount of power and will fail and lose data
if no power is available due to complete battery depletion or
no power supply (e.g. removing both the power adapter and
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WARNING! DO NOT leave the battery pack discharged. The
battery pack will discharge over time. If not using a battery pack,
it must continued to be charged every three months to extend
recovery capacity or else it may fail to charge in the future.
The battery stops charging if the temperature is too high or the
battery voltage is too high.