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#1 trevorcork


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Posted 30 April 2015 - 10:57 AM

How do i know if my laptop battery is totally screwed, at th moment it has a red x tru it and says needs replacing,but ias there any test i can do

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#2 JohnC_21


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Posted 30 April 2015 - 11:39 AM

If you see a red x on the battery icon then it needs replacing. The firmware in the battery communicates with Windows and creates the warning when the battery can no longer hold a good charge. You can see the charging capacity available on the battery using the powercfg -energy command at an elevated command prompt.

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