What about the built in ICF (internet connection firewall) available from Windows XP?
I use it on my Local Area Connection and Wireless Connection... it does not give me any feedback just works silently in background
hah i didnt test that long
i took the other guys power usage in mwh
said at screen 6 he was getting 14000 mhw
i took the difference of 2 levels brightness and the mwh usage from my max setting and then normalized it for all...
Ok here is my quick guide to battery savings options:
based on 53280 mwh standard battery
baseline: screen brightness 8 (0-8max), adaptive CPU, wireless lan on, websurfing, no CD accesss = 3:30:00
decreasing the screen to 7 =...
same issue with my display but only noticeable on boot up or black screen
when the LCD heats up i cannot even tell the hotspot/darkspots, i do keep mine at highest setting all the time however
it doesnt change the fact that this...
its 11.1 v actually so i get 53280 mwh
i know with wireless on/CD on but not using it/screen full bright and websurfing only i can get 3.5 hours
thats 15222 mwh usage
if he is decreasing brightness to lvl 6 (0-8 levels) and...
standard battery is 11V/4800 mAh
how do i convert it to mwh?
also how can you measure power usage? are you using a special tool?
i keep my brightness at full 9 (8 bars, starts at 1)
i would love to know the power savings...
interesting... i tested to see how long i could really get out of the battery ... i thought 5 hours was not true
so i set CPU to battery life, screen off (lid closed), wireless off, and turned off CD drive
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btw to answer heat issues:
the only place it gets "hot" is middle-far-right where the exhaust is
actually the best way to describe it is a...