Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery

The Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control Method Battery component supports Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) control method batteries, which include an ACPI Machine Language (AML) code control method interface between the battery and the host computer.

You can use any type of communication interface supported by ACPI and any type of battery because the battery interface is completely accessed by AML code control methods.


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Battery monitoring and management are only available on ACPI-enabled and APM-enabled computers. Windows can manage batteries that have a smart battery subsystem interface or a control method battery interface on ACPI-enabled computers. Windows can also monitor multiple batteries.

Last updated on Wednesday, October 18, 2006

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