a) Do not leave the Toshiba A100 battery and the laptops in a place with extreme cold or hot temperatures. If your Toshiba A100 series laptop and the A100 battery is at a very cold place, the A100 battery cannot create as much power as usual, and if the temperature is very hot, the Toshiba A100 battery will discharge soon.
b) Use power adapter to keep Toshiba A100 battery charged, and remove the A100 battery or the adapter after the battery is fully charged. If you won’t use the A100 battery for a long while, make it 40% full and store it at a cool place or under the room temperature. At least fully charge and discharge your Toshiba A100 notebook battery once a month.
c) Adjust the Toshiba A100 laptop setting to use as little power as possible. Set adjustments so that the display goes off first, then hard the hard drive stay active a bit longer and store the system contents to the RAM.
d) Keep an eye on your Toshiba A100 laptop battery consumption and know how much power you have remaining. Purchase a spare battery for your Toshiba A1010 if you often use your A100 outside.
e) Fully charge the A100 laptop battery, especially if you don’t know where or when you might have access to any electrical outlets.
f) The first time you use your Toshiba A100 laptop with battery power, allow the A100 laptop battery to completely discharge. Do this at least twice and don’t try to charge the battery when it is half discharged.
g) Do not run programs those you are not using. Turn off Wi-fi and remove extra PC cards, and if not necessary do not watch movies and play games on your Toshiba A100 laptop.
h) Keep your Toshiba A100 and its connection clean. You can use a cotton swab with rubbing alcohol on the tip to clean your Toshiba A100 battery terminals.
The simple steps above are for extending your Toshiba A100 Battery life, and they can be applied to most of other laptop batteries.
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