Laptop battery icon not updating

14 Dec

Anyway, I went to the Properties bit for the taskbar or whatever, and the Enable/Disable drop-down is grayed-out. A couple of different symptoms can come along with having a battery percentage meter on your Mac that is inaccurate.No matter what the cause may be, there’s always a fix for an incorrect battery level in your Mac’s Menu Bar.So you’re using your laptop and, all of the sudden, it dies.If you suspect that the battery on your Mac is displaying an inaccurate percentage of battery life remaining, try some of these at-home solutions to reset or recalibrate the battery.Otherwise, a Genius Bar appointment at your local Apple store might be necessary.This means you'll be using your mobile device for longer than ever, and needing to charge it more frequently too.Improvements in internal design and advances in technology mean modern mobile devices are blessed with batteries that can last the length of a working day and beyond in moderate use, but if you're still having to charge up more frequently than you'd like, Windows 8 has lots of settings and tools that can help make its power go further.

Windows 8 is a perfect match for the new breed of touchscreen laptops thanks to its touch-friendly interface.

Pay attention to these signs, as your battery percentage could be out of whack.

To effectively fix what’s going on, you first need to know what could be causing the problem.

No matter how well you take care of the battery, its capacity will still decrease as a result of unavoidable factors like typical usage, age, and heat.

If the battery isn’t allowed to run from 100% down to 0% occasionally, the battery’s power meter won’t know how much juice is actually in the battery.