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Message 2032988 - Posted: 19 Feb 2020, 7:19:03 UTC

What will cause a battery to drain while running SETI? I have one laptop that will slowly drain the battery down to 23% and stay there. When I stop running SETI it will charge back up.
Are there any settings in SETI that will make it use less power?
I do have the display set to turn off after a few minutes, but that does not help.
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Message 2032990 - Posted: 19 Feb 2020, 8:11:22 UTC - in response to Message 2032988.  

What will cause a battery to drain while running SETI? I have one laptop that will slowly drain the battery down to 23% and stay there. When I stop running SETI it will charge back up.
Does the battery run down while the AC adaptor is plugged in?
If so, it indicates that the output of the adaptor is very low- it's basically good enough to run the laptop, or charge the battery, but not both.
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Message 2033007 - Posted: 19 Feb 2020, 10:52:59 UTC

hi, several laptops are sales with différents AC adaptators, somes in 65W , other with 90W even with the same models , the powerfull ones are able to maintaint battery and supply laptop at the same time ..

you have to check which model you have and then check if you could buy another one more powerful ^^
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Message 2033037 - Posted: 19 Feb 2020, 16:23:29 UTC

Thanks guys, I will check on another charger,,,
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