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Forum: General Discussion 08 Feb 2010
Replies: 181
Views: 291,302
Posted By raydabruce
That's fine for getting rid of the message but it...

That's fine for getting rid of the message but it won't correct the wrong values for battery capacity that Windows 7 has written to your battery's EEPROM chip.[/QUOTE]

Can you explain more on...
Forum: News 08 Feb 2010
Replies: 50
Views: 4,366
Posted By raydabruce
I agree with Omegatron. The Aussies have already...

I agree with Omegatron. The Aussies have already had their right to private ownership of firearms taken away. Now they may face Internet censorship, like China. As a freedom-loving American, I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 07 Feb 2010
Replies: 29
Views: 196,425
Posted By raydabruce
Another solution is to download "MBRFIX". This...

Another solution is to download "MBRFIX". This is a little DOS utility you can run from a command prompt. It has rescued several USB flash drives for me. I used it to wipe out the partition table...
Forum: General Discussion 07 Feb 2010
Replies: 181
Views: 291,302
Posted By raydabruce
That's fine for getting rid of the message but it...

That's fine for getting rid of the message but it won't correct the wrong values for battery capacity that Windows 7 has written to your battery's EEPROM chip.
Forum: News 07 Feb 2010
Replies: 50
Views: 4,366
Posted By raydabruce
RST101 makes a very good point. Many music (and...

RST101 makes a very good point. Many music (and movie) downloaders would not buy the content under any circumstances and therefore they represent no loss to the copyright holders. They download it...
Forum: News 07 Feb 2010
Replies: 38
Views: 3,992
Posted By raydabruce
I agree with Jimbo45. Over 30 million netbooks...

I agree with Jimbo45. Over 30 million netbooks were sold in 2009 and 2010 is shaping up to be even better for netbooks. People like the portability. I just bought one myself and I love it. It's...
Forum: News 07 Feb 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 7,607
Posted By raydabruce
Not according to a lot of people on Microsoft...

Not according to a lot of people on Microsoft Technet who've been looking into this issue for over 7 months. Do some real research before making a statement like that. And why would Microsoft feel...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 181
Views: 291,302
Posted By raydabruce
I've read dozens of articles and blogs on this...

I've read dozens of articles and blogs on this and it appears that it IS a software problem BUT it doesn't appear to affect everyone with a laptop. I'm of the opinion that only certain batteries are...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 181
Views: 291,302
Posted By raydabruce
I tried that workaround and it didn't work for...

I tried that workaround and it didn't work for me. And I doubt it worked for him either (he doesn't say what happened after it finished charging or what the capacity percentage change (if any) was. ...
Forum: News 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 25
Views: 7,607
Posted By raydabruce
There is more on this topic in the Hardware...

There is more on this topic in the Hardware section:
http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/18312-consider-replacing-your-battery.html

This isn't just about a warning. It's about Windows...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 181
Views: 291,302
Posted By raydabruce
According to one post, the battery problem has...

According to one post, the battery problem has been reported by owners of ALL major laptop brands except Lenovo (so far). Since laptop manufacturers use batteries from many different battery...
Forum: General Discussion 04 Feb 2010
Replies: 181
Views: 291,302
Posted By raydabruce
If you just use Google to search for: "Consider...

If you just use Google to search for: "Consider replacing your battery" you'll get lots of links to people discussing this issue. Here's where I heard about it first:
Windows 7 "Consider replacing...
Forum: General Discussion 03 Feb 2010
Replies: 181
Views: 291,302
Posted By raydabruce
This issue is growing exponentially....

Current buzz on the internet is that this may be a class-action lawsuit issue. Many laptop owners are reporting that Windows 7 has destroyed their batteries. Also, Microsoft isn't saying much about...
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