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Compaq F700 Battery live very less

I have bought Compaq Presario F700 a month back, the problem is the battery life is very less its around 1.5hrs. Is this the actual battery life for this model or is there is some problem with battery.

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  • Shyam Giri Apr 28, 2008

    Thanks Iqbal, I'll try doing it.

  • dmcg44 Jul 06, 2008

    Shyam,

    I'm having the same problem with my battery life as well. It is like time I really get involved with what I really need to do that is when my battery life starts going down. I'm also having problem with my power cord which seems to have a shortage in it or something and I really would like to know how to purchase another one along with a extended life battey.

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FYI, you can get a spare extended battery that claims to gives 7+ hrs of battery life for 2.5 lbs of weight.

http://www.apexbattery.com/compaq-presario-f700-series-laptop-external-battery-b-5755f.html?CAWELAID=162406339

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Giri,
Its normal, generally it comes with 80-90 min. You can use HP Power management to optimize the use of battery. Making screen less bright will increase the power backup.

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Iqbal

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My compaq is power on for 2 second and off , how to fix is thank you


You need to print this out-on someone else's computer. Hope it works for you!
Remove the battery and charger/ac adapter/power cord from your Compaq Presario F700 laptop, press and hold the power button for 20 seconds to discharge any residual current inside the Compaq Presario F700 . This clears your RAM and is like a hardware reset. Replace the battery and charger/ac adapter/power cord and turn your Compaq Presario F700 laptop on.

Boot in "safe mode". As it starts up press F8, the computer ask you if you'd like to start in safe mode. Highlight "safe mode" and press enter. See if your laptop is booting up ok .

If your Compaq Presario F700 boots ok, do the following,

Try System Restore first,
Start Menu->All Programs->Accessories->System Tools->System Restore. Choose the most recent date before you the encountered problem. If it doesn't work, try the next date.

If System Restore does not fix it, as a last resort, you might need to fdisk, reformat your laptop hard disk clean and reinstall OS, that usually fixes all bugs. Before going that route, try following,

Uninstall unnecessary programs and applications.

Scan with a antivirus program

Scan with a spyware/malware program

DEFRAG C:

CHKDSK C:

Clean up and repair registry problems with registry repair software of your choice

If the problem persists, did you check if it could be your Compaq Presario F700 laptop power cord or power source problem? Defective or insufficient power supply might cause error messages that are misleading. Take the battery out and power on your laptop with the charger only. Make sure your Compaq Presario F700 power jack and charger plug tip are securely connected. Did you notice the power jack loose? You can find laptop power jack on ebay. Fixing and soldering the power jack requires professional skill though. The charger green/blue LED should be on. If not, replace the defective charger. Compaq Presario F700 laptop battery charger, especially its power cord/cable, lifespan is limited and does not last forever, consider buying a lifetime warranty charger online from company like www.topmic.com

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I am pretty sure my HD, battery, RAM, fan... are all OK
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we bought expansion RAM card, so we have 3, I did test all of them in each ram slot.
I also switch my power suply between HP L2000 and the broken one. I notice the broken one didn't warm up the power adpter-quite cold. but the same power supply plug into L2000 it warmed up as normal. does it mean something ?

we spent around $10 to convert internal HD to external usb HD
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indeed the touchpad comparing my oldest still working HP L2000 (over 6 years), my F700 was very hot before it broken.

I did diassemblle it and found one shorty hair in FAN, and very very minor dust.

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