Well, it appears that there are some exceptions. According to the Redmond company, Windows 7 can also present incorrect “Consider replacing your battery” warnings.
This can happen to users running older HP notebooks with the last Windows client from the software giant.
Such customers should disregard the message from the Windows Battery Meter, and the additional warnings from the OS.
“Additionally, a red “X” may appear on the battery icon in the notification area. However, the battery may still be in sufficient health. This issue is known to occur on the DV9000 and DV 67000 series of notebooks,” the software giant said.
Microsoft blames the problem on the fact that the older notebook models were not designed with Windows 7 in mind. More »