Wednesday, February 13, 2019

BatteryCare Portable, helps improve the life of your laptop battery!
"For those who don't know about proper care for a lithium battery, the written guide may be more useful than the program itself. ...BatteryCare a convenient program which will help you get the most out of your laptop battery." —Gabe Gralla, PC World/ (09 October 09)
"All in all, BatteryCare acts as a companion for you laptop battery. It performs real-time monitoring of its status and health, thus adding to its life. There isn't always an outlet around for emergency use, so stay on the safe side by taking care of your battery with this application." —Elena Opris, (January 30th, 2015)
If you wish to take better care of your laptop battery, use this software with confidence. This simple tool allows you to monitor your laptop battery and properly configure it, so that it lasts longer. By tracking the discharge cycles, it enables you to keep your battery calibrated, thus prolonging its life considerably.

Size: 3.66 MB (3,842,048 bytes) Packed Size: 1.61 MB (1,691,648 bytes)
MD5: 279AE51C6AEFE53E0B25B6A35825F317

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Release Details

Developer: Filipe Lourenço &
Requirements: Windows 7 or later, Microsoft .NET Framework 4.6.1 (Offline installer, Web installer)
License: Freeware (Personal and business use)
User manual "Proper laptop battery usage guide" in the help file.
Auto start with Windows feature The auto start with Windows feature—if enabled—will run BatteryCare portable on start up by skipping the UAC/administrative privilege notice. To remove it just remove it from settings then exit BatteryCare portable. We include it to save you the hassle of setting up the "skip UAC" task schedule.
Source: Included in the package (.ini, .nsh files)

DIY/Do It Yourself: Upgrade to the Latest Release

Requirements 7-Zip, NPP/Notepad++ or other text editor, Launcher Generator/PAL, Installer/PAI.

  1. Get the latest portable app. template, and extract the content with 7-Zip.
  2. Get the latest BatteryCare release—the portable package.
  3. Put it in the same folder as the extracted template, in our example C:\0TEST, then extract the package to C:\0TEST\BatteryCarePortable\App\BatteryCare folder, Extract package...
    Extract to App\BatteryCare...
  4. Go to App\BatteryCare folder and delete BatteryCareUpdater.exe file.
  5. Browse to BatteryCarePortable\App\AppInfo and open appinfo.ini file with NPP. Replace the [Version] section with the latest version number. Make sure the PackageVersion entry is in 4 place digit, eg. not just 0.9.33,
  6. Run PAL, paste the template folder address C:\0TEST\BatteryCarePortable, and click Go—a new launcher will be created, Create new launcher
  7. Test the new launchers by following this guide.
  8. When all is OK, then delete the BatteryCarePortable\Data folder and run PAI, paste the package folder address C:\0TEST\BatteryCarePortable, and click Go—to create the installer package. Create installer
  9. Use the installer package to upgrade your portable application. Don't forget to at least backup your Data folder before any upgrade :)
  10. If you find any changes that's not handled by the launcher, consult the PAL help file to modify the launcher yourself or ask for our paid upgrade support.
Quick and Dirty Update
  1. Make sure you exit BatteryCare portable cleanly—check that no PortableApps.comLauncherRuntimeData-BatteryCarePortable.ini file in the Data folder.
  2. Get the latest BatteryCare portable package.
  3. Delete all App\BatteryCare folder content.
  4. Extract the package to App\BatteryCare folder.
  5. Go to App\BatteryCare folder and delete BatteryCareUpdater.exe file.
  6. Done.

Portability Notes

  • BatteryCare portable redirects %APPDATA% environment variable to its Data folder to make it 100% portable.

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