? ACPI ? Battery ?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Maschdel, Jul 19, 2007.

  1. Maschdel

    Maschdel MDL Novice

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    Hi guys and gals
    I got an Acer Travelmate 4002 WLMi notebook.
    I have the Phoenix BIOS 3A10 and the OS Vista Ultimate.
    My notebook is faster and more stable than under XP.
    The only point of sorrow is:
    I got a power icon, saying: NO BATTERY DETECTED.
    In my device manager, the devices: MS ACPI conform controll method battery and MS Smart battery subsystem
    seem to be correctly installed and in their properties it is reported that those devices work excellent.

    I have talked to some people of MS and Acer.
    Both parties say, that it is need of a new BIOS, including the Smart Battery in the ACPI tables.
    MS says, it is not their job and Acer says, they don't feel responsible for it.

    Searching a bit more, I found this problem occuring since 2005 in several Linux derivates and Ubuntu.
    They somehow changed a DSDT part and everything works fine.

    I beg you in the name of more than thousand users.

    Please help.!!!
     
  2. Wonder Woman

    Wonder Woman MDL Member

    Jun 5, 2007
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    Question: When did you buy your Acer Travelmate 4002 WLMi notebook? Which date was it?
     
  3. Maschdel

    Maschdel MDL Novice

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    it was the 20th of March 2005.
    Why?
    Does it matter?