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After reinstalling windows on my laptop, my laptop battery appears to be stuck at 6%. I dont think its very realistic, because i can still run it on battery for ages after i unplug it and no matter how much i charge it, the level wont go over 6%. Is there a way to reset the battery level?

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Post your Make and full Model number of the Notebook for more specific answers possibly. –  Moab Dec 12 '10 at 14:52

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Try downloading a program like BatteryCare and see if that gives you a proper reading.

EDIT: I would also try performing a full discharge. The procedure is explained in the "Guide" tab of the BatteryCare website which is linked above.

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