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Windows 7 --"Consider replacing your battery."


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SMEnox

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Well... :) ...I'm not sure if it's my fault or Windows 7's...

I have an HP Pavillion dv6500 laptop and it came with Vista Home Premium, but Vista got screwed up and I'd came here previously for a fix but after lots of attempted fixes, none seemed to work. So anyway, I upgraded to Windows 7 which I LOVE... (Yes, all my drivers were compatible --I checked.) ...and I've probably been using it for 6 months -ish. My laptop is 2 years old.

The battery life on this laptop was never fantastic but it was decent. I'm a gamer and it doesn't last long when unplugged anyway so it's kind of hooked up to the charger most of the time, and I have the back elevated 'cause it gets pretty warm.

Today, I got a battery message. It says "Consider replacing your battery." and has a red x on the battery bar. It ONLY appears when the charger is plugged in so far. I read up on the error and it seems I only have 3 possible problems: Something to do with the BIOS, my drivers, or maybe I just destroyed my battery.


I ran a 'powercfg -energy' check in CMD.

Heres the results if it tells you anything: http://pastebin.com/eYR93H7A

If you need any other log or any information, just ask.
Help is VERY much appreciated.
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Heres the results if it tells you anything:

31. The battery stored less than 40% of the Designed Capacity the last time the battery was fully charged.

The message "Consider Replacing Your Battery" will appear when Windows 7 detects that the battery is performing at 40% of its designed capacity.

More info, and how to test your battery can be found on this HP page:

HP Notebook PCs - Error "Consider Replacing Your Battery" Appears in Windows 7
http://h20000.www2.h...ectID=c01997964


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try this article from Airtech blog:

Fix: There is a problem with your battery, so your computer might shut down suddenly. Consider replacing your battery. SOLVED - See more at: http://airtechproduc...h.xsUtjrdO.dpuf

Edited by ionutmas, 29 July 2014 - 02:48 AM.

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