Computers this article I will discuss about Energy Saving Tips Pc and Laptop. of course you feel bloated electric bill because of the use of computer or laptop every day? Especially now that it uses electrical pulses, of course, we have to be more economically efficient electrical pulses that we not quickly exhausted. So to overcome this, the following AllSoft sharing tips on how to save energy on computer and laptop.
1. Lighting and Contrast Adjust Monitor
Maybe for people who are unfamiliar or novice in using computers, they rarely pay attention to their monitor settings. What is meant in this case is the level of brightness and contrast were set too high will get to spend a lot of energy. So for that you should be able to adjust the lighting and contrast, to adjust the monitor brightness and contrast using the buttons in the bottom of the monitor.
2. Turn off Monitor
Tips of the two is to turn off the monitor, the monitor type is especially kind CRT (Cathode Ray Tubel), because these types of monitors consume more power. So, if you want to leave the PC in a long time, you should turn off your monitor.
You can also set its Windows to automatically direct die within a certain time, it can be done in a way, click “Control Panel-Options”. In “Power Options Properties” tab click the “Power Schemes”. Then click the arrow in the “Power Schemes” and select “Home / Office desk”. Then select the desired time on the “Turn Off Monitor” and click “Apply” and “OK”.
3. Turn off Hard Drive
Although we are not doing anything on your computer, but your data will always be read from the hard disk (by the operating system and some applications). Due to this reason, the hard disk hard disk will continue to spin and of course this will consume energy. If you want to leave your PC for a long time, then you should turn off your PC’s hard disk. In the “Power Options Properties” tab and click on “Power Schmes”. Click the arrows in the “Power Schemes” and select “Home / Off desk”. Then click “Turn off hard disks” and select the time. Then click “Apply” and “Ok”.
4. Turn off other equipment
Turn off other equipment such as, speakers, external modems, scanners, Zip drives and printers. Because the equipment it is to spend a lot of energy. Often people leave the equipment is switched on, even when we were out in a long time.
5. Hibernate mode
The hibernate mode is the facility to shut down, but not shut down or turn off the applications that we are open earlier. This can be done by Mode “Hibernate”. With this mode, the contents of main memory (RAM) will be stored in the hard disk. How to do hibernate mode are as follows, in “Power Options” tab click on “Hibernate”. Then click the box next to “Enable Hibernation”. Also click the “Advanced” tab. In the “When I press the power button” and then click the arrows then click “Hibernate”. Click “Apply” and “Ok”. After that press the “Power” on your computer. Already functioning hibernate mode, press the “Power” button again, you will turn on your computer and will automatically open the application you have open earlier.
6. Standby Mode
In order to save energy, we recommend setting your monitor and hard disk are in the lowest part in the standby mode. If you want to leave the PC for a while, you should activate the standby mode. But you should know is, when the active standby mode the data that you have saved can be damaged or lost if your PC is damaged. You should save your data or documents first before you activate the standby mode. Standby mode can be done in a way, click the “Start-Turn Off Computer” and click on “Standby”.
7. Use UPS
Always use UPS, because this tool can help rescue data or shut down during a power failure. To set up and configure the UPS equipment such tool “Power Option Properties” and select the UPS tab. Part of the UPS tab displays the status of the estimated number of minutes that can be supported by UPS to your PC. Actually many ways to configure the UPS, but this depends on the model and capacity of UPS used.
8. Laptop Battery
If you to charge your laptop battery, make sure the charge process is complete. Because the charge is done half-half and then resumed, it instead will spend a lot of energy. If you want to travel, you should take the battery tambaha. To save battery usage. You can use Hibernate feature / Suspended or use electrical socket that plugs into a wall outlet.
9. USB port
If when you make use of the laptop and then you put one into the USB port on the laptop, you should immediately be released when it’s finished it. Because the equipment is still stuck in the USB port, it can also spend energy on your PC or laptop. Should remove the device when pemakainnya thats enough.
10. Energy Consumption Scheme Laptop
Usually laptop manufacturers also includes features and power management software. This software is very useful for the consumer laptop, because the software is able to regulate the use of the battery and electrical power is being used. In this software there are several options that can be used to determine the burden of hard disks and other energy that is being used by the laptop. Of which determine the speed of the processor or the right to monitor lighting can save battery. This software also can be a watchdog for us in using the laptop.
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