Command to Turn Aero ON: Rundll32 dwmApi #102
Command to Turn Aero OFF: Rundll32 dwmApi #104
Create two quick launch buttons for ON and OFF, assign them a decent icon
and hey presto.
"Cat" <typingcat@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> I've baught a notebook pc. It has T8300 CPU, and Intel GMA 3100
> Graphics. The battery has for cells and it says its capacity is
> 2400mAh. With Windows Vista x64, I did some normal tasks such as
> surfing the internet a little and some file copying, application
> installing. But the big problem is the battery life. After fully
> charged the battery, I could only use about 1 hour and half. I've
> searched the internet and found that the main culprit is the Aero
> interface. So, I guess, using Vista Basic when in battery mode, and
> Aero when in A.C. mode would be more reasonable. Manually changing
> between them in "Personalization -> Show classic..." is quite a task.
> Is there any easier way? How do you save battery?