ZESA Blues? 5 Ways To Save Your Laptop Battery

With load-shedding in place, though frustrating, we can do a little something to work around it. Here are 6 ways you can make your laptop battery last longer.

  1. Turn off your keyboard backlight if you can manage to work with ambient light
  2. Mute Audio or use earphones or headphones – speakers are powered by the battery to become audible
  3. Use one program at a time – power is needed to keep other programs in waiting
  4. The obvious one, decrease screen brightness – the brighter it is, the more power it needs
  5. Disconnect hard drives and other accessories – the battery has to power these that means power is transferred to these accessories from your laptop

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The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority Holdings is the country's biggest power producer and regulating company. It operates under the Ministry and Energy and Power Development and it runs a number of subsidiary companies with various specialities in power regulation and communications. Read More About Zesa

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