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I have a laptop laptop that is about 6 months old. The battery runs down about 10% per day when the computer is off. I can charge it up completely and when i turn it back on 4-5 days later the battery is down to 50% or so. It does not run down if i remove the battery from the computer, the battery holds its charge when not installed in the computer. The life of the battery seems to be about 4-5 hours when fully charged and the laptop is in use on battery only so i think the laptop is using up the battery even when off. Is this normal?
If the laptop is gone into a suspended mode it is still powered on but sleeping. This will continue to use power and will power down the battery over time.
You could enable hibernation which saves the current state of your pc so that when you activate it again it restores to your previous state of work. This will use close to no battery power to perform.
Posted on Apr 24, 2008
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Power off the computer, and unplug it from the power source. Close the computer and turn it over.
Slide off the battery cover and remove the battery.
Locate the memory bay and remove the screws in the cover.
Remove your old RAM board(s) by pushing the metal clips and holding it down and outwards until the RAM board pops up. Then pull it out at a 30-degree angle. (If you only need to add more RAM to your existing RAM and you have enough available empty RAM slots, you will not need to remove the RAM.)
Insert the new RAM board into an empty slot at a 30-degree angle until you hear it click. Then push it flat down into the slot.
Replace the cover and screw it back in.
Upgrade the Sony VAIO Hard Drive
Locate the hard drive bay and remove the screws from the cover. Then slide the cover off.
Pull the hard drive out of the bay.
Remove the screw securing the hard drive with the magnetic screwdriver.
Pull the hard drive out of the bay by the black tab connected to it.
Re-insert your new hard drive into the bay and replace the cover.
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