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Deven

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I just got my first laptop and I have a question about charging..

It's a Dell Vostro and I read in the manual that I can leave the laptop hooked up to the charger as long as I want as it won't overheat, but I have a question when charging. Right now I am using the laptop as it is charging but if I were to charge the laptop without being on it, is it better to shut down the laptop or to just put it on standby? What do you guys do..? I am about to go to bed and I'll probably leave it connected to the charger but should I shut it down or just do stand by? BTW I'm using Windows Vista..

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jackflash1991

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Shutting it down all the way will charge the laptop the fastest. Also Vista has good Power Options, from Power saver to balanced to performance.

Edited by jackflash1991, 01 September 2007 - 12:19 AM.

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Troy

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jackflash is right, if you shut it off completely it will charge the fastest. It really doesn't matter, though whether it's off or on or in standby or whatever, it will get charged up no worries. :whistling:
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