Tag: SoftDev

How to minimize battery drain by antivirus software?

January 27, 2014 By | Add a Comment

This article provides an overview of the leading antivirus software and analyzes how popular antivirus products stack up against each other in terms of battery life. If you already have antivirus software installed on your laptop, this article will also give you valuable information on how to ensure that you minimize the battery drain associated with this application.

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How to fix SVCHOST high CPU usage problem?

January 15, 2014 By | Add a Comment

You may have noticed that the SVCHOST.EXE process has a high CPU usage that drains your laptop's battery. This article tells you how you can quickly and easily fix the problem.

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What you need to know before upgrading to Windows 8.1

October 19, 2013 By | Add a Comment

Windows 8.1 is now officially released and you may be considering to upgrade your laptop's operating system. This article explains what you need to know before you upgrade to Windows 8.1 so that you will not lose the battery life.

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Do I need to stop programs to extend battery life?

September 9, 2013 By | Add a Comment

There are some programs that make activities even when they are not used. It is important to identify such programs and stop them when you finished your work with them.

This positing explains how to determine which program needs to be stopped.

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How to maximize battery life while watching YouTube video?

September 14, 2012 By | Add a Comment

This post explains how to maximize the battery life of your laptop PC while playing YouTube video by ensuring the use of hardware video decoding and most efficient decoder plug-in.

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