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Dell inspiron m5010 on win xp

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  • Dell Inspiron
  • Battery
  • Windows XP
Last response: in Windows XP
March 1, 2011 6:11:27 PM

Hello ,I have somehow installed win xp and its drivers on my dell inspiron m5010 laptop . the only problem is the battery gives only 2 hrs of backup under win xp ..where it gives 3.5 hrs under win 7...any word of advice to increse my battery performence on win xp

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March 2, 2011 4:27:01 AM

start, control panel, display, screen saver, power settings, set power optimization to: minimum usage
don't know if this will drive you nuts once you set it, but you can always change it back