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Windows 7 ACPI doesn't detect battery but battery is working

Q: Windows 7 ACPI doesn't detect battery but battery is working

Hello there I have an ASUS K IE laptop that i had for years now been working fine until days ACPI but is battery detect doesn't 7 Windows battery working ago this problem has been bugging me for the last days here's why my laptop suddenly didn't detect my battery thought it was because my battery was dead I searched the net on things Windows 7 ACPI doesn't detect battery but battery is working to do before quot throwing in the towel quot on my battery and today i came across a blog where the instruction was to uninstall the Microsoft ACPI compliant control method battery driver I did just that and my battery suddenly worked well sort of now here's where it gets all weird every time i open my laptop i do the following plug in AC to laptop turn on laptop unplug AC laptop runs on battery log on to windows battery icon shows up as an empty charging icon then shows the quot Battery is not detected quot icon again please take note that my laptop is still ON and WORKING so this means MAYBE that my battery is working is it a battery problem or the driver is just messed up please anyone who encountered this and had SUCCESSFULLY fixed the problem coz i need to fix this right now thanks and more power to you all

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A: Windows 7 ACPI doesn't detect battery but battery is working

I had a problem similar a while back. Try this
1.Shut down the laptop
2.Take out the ac cord and the battery. Hold down the power for about 10 seconds to remove electric charge in the capacitors.
3.Put the battery back in and reboot.
4.Start windows normally, and See if the battery is recognized.
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Sounds to me like a call needs to be made to Acer about this judging on how many responses you have received.
Sorry Fabe
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Hi Utkarsh. I Actually FIXED this problem months back. and I exactly want to help you on this so that you can fix it yourself too..
the problem which is creating your battery to show an exclamatory mark is your power settings.
so follow these steps to get rid of that sign and a perfectly working battery.
1) Click on your battery icon (left click) you should see an option called " More power options" at the bottom of the popup.
click "More power options"
2) Now you will be taken to your control panel where you can see all of your power plans and under each plan, you will see an option called "Change plan settings"
3) Click on "Change plan settings" for your active power plan. Now you will get redirected to another control panel window, where you can see two kind of power options to get adjusted. that is, when you battery is plugged and when your battery is unplugged.
4) Don't touch those options, just click on "Change advanced power settings" at the bottom left of that window. THIS IS THE AREA WHERE WE NEED TO FIX!
5)After you click on "Change advanced power setttings", you will see a POWER options popup, go to the bottom and then you can see something called "Battery" with a plus sign on the left. click it.
6) Now you just have to change the levels for the following values
                   --> Critical battery level ( you can change it to 10%)
                   ---> Low battery level ( you can change it to 20%)
So I hope this works!
Reply me back when you've succeeded fixing it.
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A:Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery is gone!

Welcome to sevenforums, ikim12.

Have you tried a restore point to a time before the problem?
There is an excellent tutorial done by Brink, which you will find here.

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I just want to know if this can have any negative effect on the computer or the battery itself. Can it maybe overheat, blow, decrease in capacity or anything bad at all?


A:Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery DISABLED

It probably won't hurt anything as most Notebooks [yeah, noticed you left that little detail out of the System Specs] will run perfectly fine without the battery even being attached. Working on large products most likely are best done on AC power to avoid sudden shutdowns.
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Hello caleb97,

click once on the battery icon in your notification area and select More power options.
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Finally, click on Change advanced power settings.

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It can actually cause it to wear out faster in the long term; also with modern lithium-ion batteries it's not necessary to completely run them empty. They will tolerate partial discharge/recharge cycles very well.
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A:Reinstall driver "Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery"

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums ... Have a look in Programs and Features for ePower Management ...

The Software is not on the Acer Website for your Model ..
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jonasdatum said:

Battery Issue - Lenovo V570 (Laptop) - Battery Model L09S6Y02

O.K. here is the problem. I attach battery attachment, computer does not make it to the window screen more often than not. When it does, it freezes at the please wait loading screen.

I rarely use the battery at all, but I want all my equipment up and functional. It's life should still be good for I periodically recharge it. I think since I've had the laptop I've only recharged it a total of 6 or 7 times and that's been a year or so.Click to expand...

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Can you explain briefly what was happening that promted you to buy a new battery and AC adpter. Why did you think they both needed to be replaced?
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A:U31-70 Doesn't start up & Battery issues

 Hi hornedz ,
Welcome to the Community Forums.
To best check on the battery performance you may run powercfg /batteryreport  elevated cmd .
I was also thinking of probable power relation on wake up under battery option that may also exhibit same symptom wherein if the pc is on this setting waking up is affected. 
You can initially set power options to high performance first.
Under advance option to disable hybrid sleep.
Disable fast start up. and clean boot to eliminate software related causes.
When you removed the battery it ,ay be the you were at the same time ended some processes causing the delay in wake/ start up. The settings above are changeable that is worth a try. 
You can also try checking battery performance using Energy Manager.
Uninstall to test and re install from the support site.
Yoou may also check the part availability thru Lenovo Encompass in your location .
Test the performance with such changes and update us how it goes.
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> The symptoms are quite weired for me.
For me too. Settings to change? I really don?t know what kind of settings can make the whole thing better.
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A:U31-70 Doesn't start up & Battery issues

Hi Alexand,
Welcome to Lenovo Forums.
Method 1.
I had issue where it did not charge at all. Disabled the Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery driver. Shutdown the pc and unplugged it overnight. Switched it on. Microsoft ACPI Compliant Control Method Battery still disabled. Enabled it and restarted. Now it?s charging. Try that?
Method 2.
You may shut down the computer completely, unplug the power cable, remove the battery and let it rest for about 3 minutes. After 3 minutes, put the battery in its place, plug in the power cord and restart the computer to check if the issue persists.
Method 3.
A simple way to check the integrity of the battery is to remove it entirely and plug in the power cable to the laptop. If the laptop powers on properly, the problem is likely with the battery.
A non-charging battery can sometimes be caused by an overheating laptop. If the laptop is charging for a very long time then the battery becomes quite hot. As the temperature rises, the battery sensor misfires, telling the system that the battery is either fully charged or missing completely, causing the charging problems. This problem becomes far more likely when using the laptop on the couch or in bed, with a blanket or pillow covering the cooling vents. Let the system cool down and take the time to make sure that the air vents are clean and unobstructed.
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Tap that Kudos button if I helped  If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
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Hi -
Samsung does make some sacrifices in order to keep the Series 9 so thin and light. The battery, memory, and solid state disk are not user replaceable.
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