Use the following steps to download, install and use the HP Battery Check.
- Download the HP Battery Check (SP41862) then select Run and follow the directions on your screen.
- Insert the AC power adapter into the notebook PC and plug directly into a wall outlet.
- Click Start, All Programs, then click Hewlett-Packard, HP Battery Check.
The results of the Battery test will be presented immediately. Detailed instructions are provided with the results as the image showing below.
The maximum capacity of all HP laptop batteries decreases with time and use, just like Dell Laptop Batteries, Gateway Laptop Batteries and other brands . Loss of battery capacity varies with product configuration and usage, including but not limited to product model, applications running, power management settings, and product features. The battery warranty covers defects in materials or workmanship resulting in failure; it does not cover natural deterioration of battery capacity. To determine if a battery has had a warrantied failure, you may need to run additional diagnostics.
Here is another post about how to check the battery status manually: HP Pavilion DV4000 Battery – How to Monitor Its Status?
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