There should be an image here!Here’s a nifty tip for those laptop users running Windows 7.

You can configure the power options in Windows 7 such that your laptop automatically shuts down when it becomes unplugged. Here’s how to do it:

  1. Click Start and type Power Options in the search box. Press Enter.
  2. Click Change plan settings.
  3. Click the Change advanced power settings link.
  4. From the list, locate and expand the Battery option.
  5. Expand Low battery level. Change the On battery value to whatever you want.
  6. Expand Low battery action and change the On battery option to Shutdown.
  7. Click OK.

[Photo above by Ian Muttoo / CC BY-ND 2.0]