How to Calibrate the Battery for the
Compaq Presario R4000 Laptop and Help
Extend the Lifespan of the Battery
How to Calibrate the Battery for the Compaq Pre-
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sario R4000 Laptop and Help Extend the Lifespan
of the Battery
* Insert the AC power adapter into the power
adapter outlet on the Compaq Presario
battery can help
R4000 laptop. Allow the power adapter to
extend the lifes-
fully charge the battery. A fully discharged
pan of a laptop
battery will take about 4 hours to recharge.
Remove the AC power adapter once the bat-
tery is charged.
A Presario R4000
is a laptop ma-
Click Start in the lower left-hand corner of the
taskbar. Type Power in the search field, followed
is a subdivision
by clicking on the magnifying glass icon to search.
of Hewlett Packard. The laptop features a rechar-
When the search list is displayed, double-click
geable battery pack. The battery pack should be cali-
brated prior to the first use and every three months
thereafter. Calibrating, also known as conditioning,
the battery requires you to fully charge then drain
the battery. This ensures all battery cells are working
Double-click Create A Power Plan from the left
and get routinely used. Calibrating the battery can
sidebar. Click once in the name field and type Ca-
extend the life of the battery.
librator followed by pressing the Enter button.
Click the Never option below the On Battery
column. Click the Create button. This starts the
discharging process of the battery. Leave the battery
to completely discharge until the laptop shuts down.
How to Calibrate the Battery for the Compaq Presario R4000 Laptop and Help
Extend the Lifespan of the Battery
Connect the AC adapter to the computer. Allow the
discharge process. Allow the battery to continue to
adapter to fully charge the battery.
discharge until it dies and the laptop shuts down.
Navigate to the Power Options dialog box once the
Insert the AC power adapter into the power adapter
battery is recharged just as you did in Step 2, and
outlet on the Compaq Presario R4000 laptop. Allow
select your preferred default power plan setting by
the power adapter to fully charge the battery.
Navigate back to the Power Options Properties box
Calibrating the Battery in Microsoft Windows
just as you did in Step 2 to reset the power settings to
98, ME, XP, and 2000
the default levels. Click Apply to save the changes.
Insert the AC power adapter into the power adap-
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Allow the power adapter to fully charge the battery.
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A fully discharged battery will take about 4 hours
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to charge. Remove the AC power adapter once the
battery is charged.
Click the Start button in the lower left-hand corner
of your toolbar, followed by hovering your mouse
over the Control Panel option to display a list of op-
tions. Click on Category View from these options.
From the category view menu, click once on Power
Options, followed by clicking on Performance and
Maintenance, and lastly, click on Power Options.
Click on the Power Schemes tab. Write down all
of the default settings. You will need to restore these
later, so ensure you keep them in a safe spot. Select
joli the Always On option from the drop-down menu
below Power Schemes. Change all of the values
to Never in the Running On Batteries column.
Click Apply to apply the changes and begin the