Having problems with your Lenovo ThinkPad SL500 Notebook ?

I have a Lenovo SL500 and the battery is no longer showing at the bottom telling me how much life is left in it.This is frustrating because I do not know when it could die or not.How do I get it back to show me how much life it has?


Answers :

Click Start
\015\012Click Control Panel
\015\012Click Classic View
\015\012Click Power Options
\015\012Enable the option to display the status.
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