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Published on 02.02.09 by Brent Trahan

Stop a Sync If the Computer Is Running On Battery

Learn how to set a scheduled sync to stop if the laptop starts running on battery.

Set a Sync to Stop If the Laptop Runs On Battery

In this example, I’ll set a scheduled sync’s advanced settings. Use this guide as a reference to your situation.

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Open Sync Center in the Control Panel.


    Note: If Sync Center is not available, change View by to Large icons at the top right of the Control Panel.

  3. Select Offline Files and then click Schedule.


  4. Check off the sync item(s) you want to schedule and then click Next.


    Note: If you already have a sync schedule, click Create a new schedule.

  5. Select At a scheduled time.


  6. Click More Options.


  7. Check off The computer is no longer running on external power.


  8. Click OK to move on to the remaining steps.

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