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Cannot identify Battery

\015 When I turn on my Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop, I get this:\015\012Warning: the battery cannot be identified.\015\012This system will be unable to charge this battery.\015\012Press Any Key to Continue.\015\012Press 2 times to enter SETUP.\015\012Press and Any Key to enter Boot Menu.\015\012\015\012However, when I press Any Key, it continues to boot and run normal and the battery charges fully.\015\012\015\012How can it get rid of the Warning?\015

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When I turn on my Dell Inspiron 1501 laptop, I get this:

Warning: the battery cannot be identified.

This system will be unable to charge this battery.

Press Any Key to Continue.

Press <F2> 2 times to enter SETUP.

Press <F12> and Any Key to enter Boot Menu.
what should i do?
Hi
Please update your system using this file and if this does not work try to reseat the battery and check.
If you are using vista download the file to desktop. Right click. Click on run as administrator. Let me know if this resolves your issue or you need more help.

http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/downloads/en/downloads_splash?c=us&l=en&s=gen&~mode=popup&file=264350

Thank you
Rakesh
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