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hi i have a laptop and i am trying to run a software that doesn’t work on the batteries based computers so i there a way to remove windows 7 battery so software will consider my laptop as a desktop

i am on windows 7

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Out of curiosity. What type of software has that strange limitation? –  Nifle Jan 2 '11 at 15:56
    
I think you might get better solutions if you simply ask how to disable that limitation in your particular software. –  houbysoft Jan 2 '11 at 19:18
    
I'm curious too, what program is this? –  josh3736 Jan 2 '11 at 21:36
    
Dell BIOS Flash –  livetolearn Jan 2 '11 at 21:45
    
In general, BIOS updates require your computer to be plugged in to AC for additional protection against sudden shutdown. I strongly suspect this is the case and you've misread the error. –  MikeyB Jan 6 at 17:39
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Probably not, since windows needs the battery information to run laptop specific hardware settings etc. The battery is just part of the "hardware". You might install a guest host through VMware or Virtualbox. These programs allow you to install an operating system within your current one.

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when i remove battery and just plug the power my system still works –  livetolearn Jan 2 '11 at 14:35
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@livetolearn But it still sees that there should be a battery... –  BloodPhilia Jan 2 '11 at 14:36
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I agree with BloodPhilia, the presence of the battery is announced in the laptop's BIOS and detected by the operating system.

Short of changing the BIOS somehow, your best option is virtualization.

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