Remaining battery percentage, and time it will last is quite important for any windows laptop user, as if you know the exact battery level while using your laptop you will use accordingly to get the maximum in case you have a presentation ahead or some other important work to do on your laptop.

We have previously posted about how to show remaining battery status in taskbar and other tools like Laptop Battery Meter and other tips on how to get low battery alerts on laptop critical battery level. Today we will tell you about a small free utility called Windows 7 Battery Bar to show the current battery level in taskbar of windows 7

You can change the taskbar color to Red, Green, Yellow & Auto. If you change the color to Auto then it will change the color according to the remaining battery percentage:

100% – 50% = Green

49% – 11% = Yellow

10% – 0% = Red

You can also set it to display None, Remaining %, Remaining Time + % & Power Status

In order configure and change the settings of this application just double click the system tray icon to open and close the configuration settings window, don’t click the close button on the application windows as it will close the application itself. More »

Are you not able to fire up any commands just because your run prompt is not visible in your windows xp start menu?

We have already posted a procedure on how can you restore your run prompt in start menu, but still even after following the procedure given there if it does not appear then,

You can try this freeware called Command Prompt Bar which provides an alternative Command prompt in the task bar, but you will need to activate this new command prompt which will reside in your windows taskbar. Command Prompt Bar becomes a part of your Windows taskbar and allows you to launch command lines from your windows bar. (as shown in the image below). More »