Re: Battery meter not showing time remaining
So what? I used to have time remaining as well. The question isn't whether
or not it's accurate, it's why the remaining time disappeared in the first
place. I've seen two other laptops that show it. What's the deal?
"diesel" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Thanks for the reply.
> "Rick Rogers" wrote:
>> My HP laptop only shows the charge percentage as well and I know of no
>> to alter this. I suspect that what is displayed is determined by the
>> management drivers, so there are no settings that can be adjusted. Time
>> remaining under battery power is very dependent on the level of usage as
>> well, so any estimations of time remaining (which is all those really
>> estimates) based on percentage of discharge could be off considerably if
>> usage is heavy or light.
>> Best of Luck,
>> Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVP
>> Windows help - www.rickrogers.org
>> My thoughts http://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
>> "diesel" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> > In my Laptop with Vista Home Prem installed the battery meter in the
>> > system
>> > tray only shows the percentage of battery life remaining. It does not
>> > show
>> > the estimated time remaining. My two other Vista Premium laptops did
>> > display
>> > both the % and time estimate.
>> > Is there a setting to turn it on?
>> > Thanks.