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Windows 7: Laptop Battery Not Visible

29 Jan 2009   #1

WIndows 7
Laptop Battery Not Visible

I'm using WIndows7 on a old Acer TM4000 and it runs perfetcly, faster than XP, as secure as Vista and so good looking. I'm still astonished while using it.

HOwever I was looking for some help.. I can't make appear the battery icon (even when I'm on battery system think to be on A/C) even forcing it: it is greyed out (see attached image)

Moreover in hardware I have 2 devices not recognized. One should be the 56k Modem onboard, the other one ( mass storage ) I'm thinking it might me the hard disk controller ? A generic driver had been installed ?

Any help is appreciated.
THanks !

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29 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Vista Ultimate x64

Try downloading the public beta of windows 7, you will get a key to register it as well and will work until August. It has allot of bug fixes and better drivers than earlier builds, and by the looks of it you have build 6801, is that correct?

Download the Windows 7 Beta
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30 Jan 2009   #3

WIndows 7

Hi Mr. Grim,
thanks for your answer but it's already 7000, the public beta.
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