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When you synchronize devices in Microsoft Windows Media Player 10, your portable computer's hard-disk drive and processor may remain active. In this scenario, you may experience decreased battery life.
This issue may occur when the following conditions are true:
To work around this issue, turn off the option to convert your audio and video files in the background. To do this, follow these steps.
Note If you turn off the option to convert your audio and video files in the background, the time that is required to synchronize your devices may increase.