Performing a Laptop Power Drain

Performing a controlled power drain for your Dell laptop can be a helpful process for your system's health.

Flea Power Explained
Term for residual electrical charge on components
Laptop can retain residual charge even after powered down
Charge can also linger after battery/adapter disconnected
Can interfere with laptop when powering up

Removing Flea Power

1. Remove all peripherals/USB devices
2. Remove battery if possible (check user guide)
3. Disconnect AC adapter from laptop

Power Button
4. Hold power button down for 15 seconds, then release
5. Connect battery back if it was removed
6. Connect AC Arapter > turn PC on