Heavy Battery Drain after Hibernation

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Performance' started by Ian, Sep 11, 2007.

  1. Ian

    Ian Guest

    According to Lenovo, if your notebook PC meets EnergyStar 4.0 standard, your
    battery will drain during hibernation. Vista will make this kind of notebook
    PC monitor several ports during hibernation and therefore drain the battery.
    It is a bit ironic because EnergyStar compliant notebook PC are supposedly
    more energy efficient; all thanks to the poorly written Vista,

    However, all is not lost, Lenovo has come out with a patch called powerpatch
    to stop battery drain during hibernation. The patch will work with most
    ThinkPad PC installed with Vista.

    I've tried it and it works.

    Ian, Feb 13, 2008
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