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Default What does the battery app even do? - 11-24-2008, 05:41 AM

I just finished reinstalling XP Pro on my mini and was trying to decide if I should install the battery & wireless switch utility. I understand that if you have bluetooth (which I don't) it might be useful to be able to toggle the wireless on and off, but what the heck is the battery app supposed to do? Other than have a different display of the battery meter, is there anything *useful* it does? Hrm... I'm not gonna install it just for the pretty picture.
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Default Re: What does the battery app even do? - 11-24-2008, 06:33 AM

its so you can turn wireless on/off as well. The wireless eats up a good amount of power so if your not near a wifi hot spot or arnt using the internet you can turn it off and get some more juice out of your battery.
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Default Re: What does the battery app even do? - 11-26-2008, 10:52 PM

if it wasn't bundled with the WSS /I probably wouldn't bother with it.

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Default Re: What does the battery app even do? - 12-03-2008, 03:06 AM

i went ahead and uninstalled mine. i wish that the battery would give me an ETA time so i have somewhat of an idea of how long i have till i need to seek an outlet. i Wouldn't bother with it if i were you either. it seemed like a worthless program to have as well as something else pointless that runs on startup
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Default Re: What does the battery app even do? - 12-04-2008, 03:12 PM

Are there any Battery Apps which do give an ETA for battery time remaining which is lightweight and runs in the tray?

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Default Re: What does the battery app even do? - 12-04-2008, 03:39 PM

I use BatteryBar v2.3 build 41. It goes in the corner to the left of the sys tray. It like it... give it a try and you prob will like it too.
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