Update On Windows 7 Killing Batteries

Some of you might have experienced a message stating that your laptop battery needs replaced when using Windows 7. Over the past few months, a lot of fingers were pointing at Microsoft, calling it a Windows mistake. Microsoft has fired back stating that it isn’t their fault, but is in fact a battery issue. I haven’t seen this first hand yet, but I have seen it reported on the various newsgroups.

Last week, Microsoft said it was investigating issues in Windows 7 that affect batteries on certain notebooks after hundreds of users reported they thought the OS was to blame. Steven Sinofsky, president of the Windows and Windows Live Division, has posted a lengthy response on the Engineering Windows 7 blog. “At this time we have no reason to believe there is any issue related to Windows 7 in this context,” Sinofsky writes. Here’s his explanation…

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