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Sony VAIO PCG-V505BX Battery life

When not connected to power and while using a fully bright screen - battery ends within 10 minutes - is this normal? or should I get a new battery?

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    The new battery is twice the size and it doesn't allow the screen to open fully

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That is not normal definitely your battery has some problem and needs a replacement because a normal working battery should last for about 2 hours or more..

Hope that helps........

Posted on Sep 07, 2008

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Charging problem


Hello,
If your computer runs correctly on AC power (without the battery), the power adapter is fine. So the problem may rest with your battery. If you have been using the same battery for 3-4 years, I suspect that it may not be holding the charge (end of life)
Try charging you battery and run the computer on battery alone and see how long it lasts.

Hope it helps

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Sony vaio on Standby with black screen


Take the battery out, unplug it and then remove and reseat the ramstick(s) that fixed the problem for me, and several others that I read about online. Goodluck!

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How can I adjust me laptop's brightness?


You really cannot adjust screen brightness through windows unless you have calibration software that uses a light detecting frame... I had a Sony Vaio PCG-something and Vista really screwed it up as well. Here's the Sony eSupport website where you can enter your model and reinstall some originals drivers for the computer that may restore functionality to your function keys:
http://esupport.sony.com/perl/swu-download.pl?upd_id=2207&SMB=YES

Some things you can do to save battery power: turn of your wireless if you're not using it (there's usually a wifi switch on most laptops, turn it off), set your screen saver to come on as quickly as possible, run as few programs as possible and try to avoid graphic-intense programs.

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