Battery consumption when laptop is powered off.

Giosepe

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Good morning, I noticed a battery drain, it seems about 10% in 48 hours, when the modern 14 B11MO is powered off.
It's something about Windows settings or is a defective battery.?
My laptop has almost a month...
Thanks for your help
 

Giosepe

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last evening i tried to completely power off the modern by Shutdown/s /f /t 0 promt command....this evening i'll check if it worked....
 

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It could be a matter of what Windows is set to do when you shut it down. It might be configured as hibernate for example.

From the start menu, open the Power Options, there should be a menu item "Choose what the power buttons do" where you can configure it to a "real" shutdown.
 

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It could be a matter of what Windows is set to do when you shut it down. It might be configured as hibernate for example.

From the start menu, open the Power Options, there should be a menu item "Choose what the power buttons do" where you can configure it to a "real" shutdown.
i didn't change the default settings, however i'll check it, thanks
 

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Ok. Found out anything about the shutdown settings?
 

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It could be a matter of what Windows is set to do when you shut it down. It might be configured as hibernate for example.

From the start menu, open the Power Options, there should be a menu item "Choose what the power buttons do" where you can configure it to a "real" shutdown.
from yesterday at 19.30 to now it consumed approsimately 3% of battery.
But i've checked the power option and was as you said...was setted to suspend system, pressing power buttom...
Now i've modified settings to arrest system, tomorrow afternoon i'll check the consumption, hoping to have solved this situation.
Many thanks again
 

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windows by default is set for Deep Hibernation and if you just tell it shutdown it goes into deep hibernation and keeps the USB's on the board fully powered up and the LAN.

TIP: when you power off you computer if it does that open up the shutdown menu and hold Shift while you click shutdown and that will make it perform a Full power down like Windows 7 did and shut everything off.
 

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windows by default is set for Deep Hibernation and if you just tell it shutdown it goes into deep hibernation and keeps the USB's on the board fully powered up and the LAN.

TIP: when you power off you computer if it does that open up the shutdown menu and hold Shift while you click shutdown and that will make it perform a Full power down like Windows 7 did and shut everything off.
i'll try, thanks a lot
 

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In the last 24 hours consumed about 4% of battery, despite it was setted to shutdown system when pressing power button...
I can't believe its an hardware problem, the device hasn't a month....
Do I need to worry?
 

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The question is, was it different in the beginning, or always like this? Batteries don't go bad in a month.

Those values aren't really read out from the battery, they are an estimation by Windows. That estimation can be more exact or less exact, depending on your usage and charging behaviour. When you notice a significant decrease in running time on battery, then it's time to worry.
 

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The question is, was it different in the beginning, or always like this? Batteries don't go bad in a month.

Those values aren't really read out from the battery, they are an estimation by Windows. That estimation can be more exact or less exact, depending on your usage and charging behaviour. When you notice a significant decrease in running time on battery, then it's time to worry.
it's a bit difficult for me to answer at your question, because i didn't put my attention at that aspect of the device, i was very busy trying to modify the colour settings of display on the desparate attempt of improve the color gamut, without big results at the end , sadly.
I don't know, but it would seem strange, if could be leed to the bios upgrade which i made or to the installation of intel drìver and support assistant app that at the moment i cannot avoid from automatic start, i didn't succed.
Furthermore i'm not use to combat these struggles with laptop batteries, because in the last years i had only a good desktop and before this time my laptop was used always connected to power supply.
Maybe i'm crazy but i'm thinking of make a tabula rasa of windows and install ubuntu 20.04.3 lts to verify if battery drains too, but if depends from bios i'll make a hole in the water....
 

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Do you have the 14" FullHD IPS panel? Should be the same as on this model then, https://www.notebookcheck.net/MSI-M...lopment.552437.0.html#toc-display-ips-onboard

Lousy color space coverage, nothing you can do, https://www.notebookcheck.com/fileadmin/Notebooks/MSI/Modern_14_B11SB-085/calman_col.PNG

It's one thing when the colors are just inaccurate, that would be fixable, but here, the panel can't actually display enough of the color space.

The only thing you can do is read a lot of reviews before, where they measure the panels, and get a model with a good quality panel.

Speaking of BIOS, you can look in there if you find any options that could make it be a bit active when it's turned off.
 

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Another thing: Take out the battery overnight and see what percentage Windows reports when you turn it on the next day with the battery, if it's a similar loss of charge or not.
 

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Do you have the 14" FullHD IPS panel? Should be the same as on this model then, https://www.notebookcheck.net/MSI-M...lopment.552437.0.html#toc-display-ips-onboard

Lousy color space coverage, nothing you can do, https://www.notebookcheck.com/fileadmin/Notebooks/MSI/Modern_14_B11SB-085/calman_col.PNG

It's one thing when the colors are just inaccurate, that would be fixable, but here, the panel can't actually display enough of the color space.

The only thing you can do is read a lot of reviews before, where they measure the panels, and get a model with a good quality panel.

Speaking of BIOS, you can look in there if you find any options that could make it be a bit active when it's turned off.
this is mine https://laptopmedia.com/review/msi-...ides-performance-and-a-decent-port-selection/
with a display even worse....i spent only 490€ without os...i bought it without thinking a lot, trusting in the fact , stupidly, msi mark would be a quality assurance despite the price and this has not been at least regarding the display color gamut.
I don't use it for work or photography, but only when i'm not at home for some time, for web surfing, telegram and netflix/prime video ...
 

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Another thing: Take out the battery overnight and see what percentage Windows reports when you turn it on the next day with the battery, if it's a similar loss of charge or not.
regarding bios, i didn't find an option to save battery....
regarding your last suggestion, that would be the litmus test, i should open the chassy...thing that not wish do at the moment....
 

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Oh, right, with many of today's notebooks, it can be rather complicated to take out the battery. Hadn't thought of that. They really should've kept them attached to the rear.
 

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It's normal that the battery consumes a little power even after completely shutdown (s5).
 
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