2013 11"i5/8GB/512 SSD: Which Apps are killing battery life?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by johnjey, Jul 13, 2013.

  1. johnjey macrumors regular

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    Here's the screenshot and it is really weird for my air 11' to show a pathetic 5:30 on a 100% charge...what's eating my battery...i have arranged this screenshot based on CPU activity monitor...

    It says windowserver? I am puzzled how...?
     

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  2. B... macrumors 68000

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    It's an ESTIMATE and doesn't have anything to go on at 100%
     
  3. tehsprayer macrumors member

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    try and force quit windowserver and see what happens. Also, downloading torrent will most likely eat the battery for a bit and the estimated battery life time will raise up once your download is finished.
     
  4. johnjey thread starter macrumors regular

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    well i kileed windowsserver app and after that the screen locked on me and i logged back in and then again this app was showing up, so i am not sure whats going on
     
  5. ylrd macrumors member

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    I only care about the estimate when the icon becomes red. How much does it last IRL? Ignore the 5:30 estimate, just use it until the icon becomes red and measure how long it lasted.
     
  6. TC25 macrumors 68020

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    A Google search or a search on MR would have told you windowsserver is the process that draws everything on the screen, so it's not surprising your system locked up after you killed it.
     

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