Depending on which version of Windows or Diagnostics you are using, the information and graphics in this document might vary slightly. Reduce the brightness of the screen to the minimum readable level. How does HP install software and gather data? HP has strict criteria throughout the battery development and production process to minimize any possibility of product failures. In the example, the battery has been charged and discharged 38 times out of Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Before you replace the battery that might be defective or worn out, use the following instructions to determine if the battery needs to be replaced.

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Charge the battery Use the power cord to charge the battery to a full charge. Can I get support on this topic?

Write down the BIOS revision number from the main page not np the bottom of the screen. Does anybody have the same laptop and can confirm this?

Bug # “[Hardy] Laptop (HP Compaq p) is too hot.” : Bugs : acpi-support package : Ubuntu

You need this driver for the 3D driveguard hardware version your notebook has Under normal usage, batteries should be calibrated a minimum of once every 3 months; however, a up that is rarely discharged fully should be calibrated about once a month.


Use only the battery provided with the computer, a replacement battery provided by HP, or a compatible battery purchased as an accessory. Modify your browser’s settings to allow Javascript to execute. I upgraded to hardy very successfully losing nothing but now the temperatures are in the 45C to 50C range. Message 7 of 7. Prolonged exposure to acpj for example, inside a hot car will accelerate the deterioration of Li-Ion cells.

Europe, Middle Acpu, Africa. This test only discharges the battery and does not impact the hard drive.

Download the firmware and driver update from www. The battery reports a failure and needs to be replaced as soon as possible.

Select the Browse my computer for driver software option, and browse to the driver folder 7-zip created. Let the test continue until 8501p battery is completely discharged and the computer shuts down.

If a battery is installed, remove the battery and inspect the pins to see if there is dirt or other foreign matter blocking the connection.

HP Notebook PCs – Testing and Calibrating the Battery (Windows)

Remove the battery from the notebook if the notebook will be plugged into AC power continuously via capi wall adapter or docking station for more than 2 weeks. Message 10 of HP provides diagnostic software you can use to test hardware components on your computer.


For more detailed information, go to Purchasing a Replacement Battery. How do I conserve battery power?

HP Notebook PCs – BIOS Setup Information and Menu Options

Refer to the following list to determine issues that might pertain to your computer configuration. Product key found on the Certificate of Authenticity label.

Turn off the computer, press the power button, and then repeatedly press the Esc key until the Startup Menu opens. System function shipping configuration. Happy New Year aacpi you too! I am adding this: Message 8 of Click OK to exit.

Bugs : acpi package : Ubuntu

HP Easy Backup 1. Type your Windows product key. Update to TouchSmart 3. Thank you so much JDH.

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