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Rapid battery wear

andwtcandwtc Posts: 4Member New User
I currently have a Swift 5 that was purchased in April 2019. I've noticed that there's very high battery wear over the past few months and currently there's wear of 29.2%, barely 5 months after purchase. I've not experienced this issue with any of my previous laptops. Could anyone share if this is a technical issue and I should take the laptop into the service center?


  • TECH_MANTECH_MAN Posts: 329Member Seasoned Practitioner
    edited September 11
    Hi andwtc

    Could you please follow the instructions for manual calibration of the battery(somewhere in the middle of the page).

    Try reinstalling Microsoft ACPI-compliant control method battery driver, go to Device manager, expand Batteries, highlight and right click Microsoft ACPI-Compliant Control method battery, click Properties, go to Driver tab and uninstall the driver, reboot and let Windows install the driver.

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  • andwtcandwtc Posts: 4Member New User
    Thanks for the advice. I've recalibrated and reinstalled the driver. The battery wear has increased to 29.6%. I think this level of battery wear is not normal for just a few months?
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