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Friday, August 13, 2010

Troubleshooting laptop battery not charging error on Windows 7.

There are many instances where under Windows 7 laptop battery would stop charging.So the problem begins something like this

Battery not charging error

and this is just the beginning since the battery hasn't charged it will not be giving backup after you plug your laptop out.Well here's a quick fix for it follow these steps:

1.Go to Start > Run.
2.Type Devmgmt.msc and hit enter.The Device management window will appear up.

Device Manager

3.Click on the Batteries option to further expand the section now it will display a list of different batteries.
4.Then right click on Microsoft ACPI-Complaint Control Method battery and click on the Uninstall option.
5.On the Device Manager Toolbar, click Scan for hardware changes .
Windows will now scan your computer for missing hardware drivers, and will install them.

Now the notebook will indicate that the battery is charging.

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