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Windows 7: red cross on battery icon

19 May 2010   #1

Win 7 home premium 32 bit
red cross on battery icon

what does red cross on battery icon mean next to clock on taskbar. when i move the mouse over the icon, it says fully charged

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19 May 2010   #2

Windows XP - Now Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit).

Normally, it indicates that the battery needs charging but clearly in your case this is erroneous. Take a look here also:
Stupid Stupid Laptop Battery
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19 May 2010   #3

WIN 7 7201 32bit

Manhunter is right. It is usually indicative of a battery in need of a charge. Sometimes it can also indicate a battery that cannot hold a charge
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