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How can I set my laptop on power saving mode? Processing and downloading should continue

How can I set my laptop on power saving mode? Processing and downloading should continue

I have a very slow Internet connection at home. If I want to download some 1 GB of data from Internet, I usually keep my laptop on for the whole night. I use Flashget as my downloader.

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"If your computer supports advanced power management, the Windows power console in the Control Panel (Vista and above only) will let you throttle the CPU down to 5% of max. Also, unplug anything that's connected to the machine that you don't need.

If you want to be extremely aggressive about this, disable hardware you're not using (bluetooth, wifi, webcam, etc) directly in the BIOS to prevent the computer from even powering the devices up.

If you want to go way over the top and shave every last ounce of power savings out of it, pop open the dvd drive to stop Windows from polling it every second, and turn the volume off in Windows (this may or may not shut the speakers off - depends on your laptop)."