Laptop Battery Meter Wrong?

My battery meter is horrible wrong. Just the other night it jumped from 70% charged to 100% charged, and then stayed at 100% for about an hour, and then jumped down to 30%. It is incorrect.
I figured it just needed to be calibrated, so I charged it to 100% but it keeps showing wrong percentages.
What's going on with my battery meter? Why is it displaying the wrong battery charge amount?

asked by Question in Software | 4701 views | 01-15-2010 at 08:40 PM

Have you searched the laptop manufacturer's website? It sounds to me like a hardware problem rather than a software problem.
My battery meter was wrong a few months ago and the only solution was to take the laptop to the technician. Nothing I could do for myself.

answered by Toby | 01-16-2010 at 06:15 PM

I have the exact same problem with my laptop battery meter.
I thought that it was a minor problem that I was going to be able to fix myself but I'm noticing that it is something more serious and that I will need to take it to repair.
Something I was trying to avoid since I need my laptop to work.

answered by Guest | 09-29-2011 at 06:26 PM

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