HP Laptop and Desktop manufacturer has silently introduced it’s own battery protection software to stop overcharging and damaging the device’s battery while playing game or doing heavy productivity workloads. It was the big move to save the environment from e-waste pollution created by expired battery modules. So this HP Power Manager is also helpful for laptop’s battery longevity which may last up to seven years. Follow instructions below with image enhanced tutorial.
How to stop charge HP Laptop Battery while AC adapter is plugged in all the time:
1.Download and install HP Power Manager from HP Support Webpage under Software Solutions Tab (key in your HP model first)
2.After installation done, double click on HP Power Manager in Desktop area or Start Menu
3.Once entering to software interface, click on menu tab and select Battery Charge Manager
4.Now toggle to switch on the Maximize My Battery Health, this option will disable battery charging once 80% threshold reached thus your battery health is maximized till 5 to 7 years in most cases.
Note: Only HP Elitebook, Probook, Zbook, Zhan and Desktop Workstation models are 100% support HP Battery Charge Manager Utility.