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Battery life greatly reduced after switch from vista to xp

\015 I just switched my Toshiba Satellite A215 S4747 from Vista to Xp, and while running XP, my battery only last about 20 minutes, i installed all the drivers i could find except for the SM bus driver so if anyone has a link to that i would appreciate it. But is there a reason why it isn't lasting more then an hour like it would with vista\015

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Your power plan might be changed since installing xp, click controll panel > hardware and sound > power options, you should see different power plans with check boxes, balanced is the default choice but if your battery is old you might want to use power saver
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