[jaws-uk] Re: Laptop Battery

  • From: "Belinda" <bcpfizz@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jaws-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 14:25:37 +0100

Barbara, I think your wireless adaptor will also use up the battery.  So if 
you don't need the wireless when you're on battery you could turn it off. 
There's sometimes a switch on the laptop to turn off wireless, otherwise a 
combination of keystrokes.
Belinda

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Patricia Fraser" <trish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jaws-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, May 30, 2006 9:54 AM
Subject: [jaws-uk] Re: Laptop Battery


> Hi Barbara,
>
>> Can anyone tell me if they think running JAWS is sore on a
> laptop's
>> battery? I have noticed that my battery drains very
> quickly and the
>> laptop is relatively new.=20
>
> It shouldn't cause a problem of itself; battery life is
> governed by a few factors, including your screen which will
> probably have backlighting, the way your hard drive is set
> up to work, the speed of your processor and so on. Did your
> laptop come with any utilities for power management? It can
> be worth looking there, if you have it; sometimes you can
> tell such utilities to throttle the CPU while on battery. If
> your utility lets you, you can also turn your screen off, or
> if not you can direct the output to a nonexistent external
> monitor with a VGA dummy plug; that will help to extend your
> battery life.
>
> Hope this helps,
> --=20
> Patricia Fraser
> Braille Development
> Techno-Vision Systems Ltd
> +44(0)1604 792 777
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