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Brand new Spectre X360 Battery drains fast when off (replacement as well)

Product Name: Spectre X360
Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)

SO I got a replacement unit because my first unit had a probleme of battery drianing while turned off. My new unit seems to have the same problem if i turn it off on batterie mode but noty if i tun it off plugged. Turn off options are the same for both mode. Someone has a clue what is going on?

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Re: Brand new Spectre X360 Battery drains fast when off (replacement as well)

@Louish1982,

 

Good Day! Thanks for reaching out! Smiley Happy Hope you are doing well. Smiley Happy  I understand that you need assistance regarding battery issues on your notebook. I’ll be delighted to assist you. Smiley Happy

 

At the outset, you have done a terrific job on diagnosing the issue correctly. I am really impressed at your troubleshooting skills and levels of technical expertise. Hats off to you on that score! It is always a genuine pleasure to work with tech-savvy customers like you. Smiley Happy

First off, please try a few steps to enhance battery life.

 

 

  • Make sure that the Windows 10 power plan is set to Balanced  Performance to conserve battery power
  • Consider which programs you are running; some programs, like graphics-intensive games, will deplete the battery faster
  • .Reduce the convertible’s screen brightness to conserve battery power
  • Remove peripherals like external hard drives from the convertible while they are not is use

 

  • Then please update the bios and chipset drivers from this link: http://hp.com/drivers  Please select the country and type the product# of the unit. Then follow the on-screen instructions.
  • Please remove the battery ACPI drivers from device manager after expanding the battery option. Then restart the computer for the changes to take effect.
     
  • Please calibrate and test the battery from this link: http://support.hp.com/in-en/document/c01297640
  • Please manage and configure the windows 10 power plan from the same link.
  • Please follow all the steps in the link.
  • Please run battery diagnostics also from the same link to check if the battery is healthy.

 

Hope this helps.  Let me know how this pans out. I genuinely hope the issue gets resolved without hassles and the unit works great.  Smiley Happy  Please reach out for any issues and I'll be there to assist you. Smiley Happy

 

 

To simply say thanks, please click the "Thumbs Up" button to give me a Kudos to appreciate my efforts to help.

 

 If this helps, please mark this as “Accepted Solution” as it will help several others with the same issue to get it resolved without hassles. Smiley Happy

 

Take care now and have a splendid week ahead. Smiley Happy

DavidSMP
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