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 When you store your computer in its case. Do not put your power adapter or anything else on the top of your computer. The case is only large enough for the laptop, and putting items in with it can damage the screen. When you store your computer in its case. Do not put your power adapter or anything else on the top of your computer. The case is only large enough for the laptop, and putting items in with it can damage the screen.
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-lint-free ​cloth or a paper towel is the best way to clean your laptop’s screen. When a more thorough cleaning is required, a rubbing alcohol solution will do the job. Using Windex (or other ammonia-based cleaners) is not recommended because the ammonia may yellow the screen over time.+microfiber ​cloth or a paper towel is the best way to clean your laptop’s screen. When a more thorough cleaning is required, a rubbing alcohol solution will do the job. Using Windex (or other ammonia-based cleaners) is not recommended because the ammonia may yellow the screen over time.
  
-To clean your laptop’s keyboard or touchpad, a soft cloth or paper towel with a small amount of rubbing alcohol will get rid of any oils that have accumulated. Do not attempt to remove your keys in order to clean under them, they are broken very easily. An air duster can be used to remove dust from under the keys by spraying in between them.+To clean your laptop’s keyboard or touchpad, a microfiber ​cloth with a small amount of rubbing alcohol will get rid of any oils that have accumulated. Do not attempt to remove your keys in order to clean under them, they are broken very easily. An air duster can be used to remove dust from under the keys by spraying in between them.
  
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-Running your tablet at maximum brightness can increase load on the battery. You can lower the screen brightness by launching ​the Windows Mobility Center with the shortcut Windows+X then B and adjusting ​the brightness slider ​as desired.+Two easy ways to improve ​battery ​life are to lower the screen brightness ​or to put the system into power save mode. You can do either of these by clicking ​the battery icon in the system tray. Brightness is adjusted by clicking ​the brightness ​tile. You adjust power saving using the slider.
  
-To greatly extend your battery life, you can force your computer to limit its resource use. To do this, open the Windows Mobility Center (Windows+X then B) and under the battery gauge, change the power mode to Power Saver. Note that this will reduce overall system performance in order to increase battery life. +{{::​adjust_brightness_and_power_saving.gif?​nolink|}}
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-When you are not using your wireless internet connection, you can reduce the load on your battery by turning off your wireless adapter. This can be done by flipping the switch on the left side of your laptop (if you have one), or turning it off in the Windows Mobility Center. When the switch’s light is blue, the wireless adapter is on. When the light is orange, the wireless adapter is off.+
  
 You can also improve your battery life by closing applications you are not using. Generally speaking, running fewer applications results in longer battery life. This is not true in all cases, but may help. You can also improve your battery life by closing applications you are not using. Generally speaking, running fewer applications results in longer battery life. This is not true in all cases, but may help.
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