By default, the battery icon will appear under the Taskbar on your computer, laptop. However, for some reason the battery icon disappears, then you can apply some of the following solutions to fix the error and restore the battery icon back to the Taskbar.
Also, if you want to check the status of your laptop battery is at what level, you can refer to the steps done here .
1. Check if the behavior of the battery icon has changed
1.1. On Windows 10
Open the Settings app by pressing the Windows + I key combination or click the Settingsicon on the Start Menu.
On the Settings window, click System (display, notifications, apps, power) .
Next click Notifications and actions, then look at the right frame and click on the link Select which icons appear on the taskbar.
Next switch Power status to ON.
1.2. On Windows 8/7
Click the arrow on the Taskbar, then click the Customize option to open the Notification Area Icons window.
On the Notification Area Icons window, check to see if Power is set to Hide icon and notifications.
Reset Power Show icon and notifications by clicking on Dropdows Menu, then click OKto restore the Pin icon.
2. Scan for hardware changes
First open Device Manager by right-clicking on the Start button (on Windows 8.1) then clicking Device Manager.
If you're using Windows 10/8/7, open the Run command window by pressing Windows + R key combination , then enter Devmgmt.msc in the Run command window and press Enter to open Device Manager.
In the Device Manager window, expand the Batteries section , then right-click Microsoft AC Adapter , then click Uninstall .
Click OK if you see a warning message to continue the driver uninstallation process.
Next select Menu Action , then click the Scan for hardware changes option to restore the lost battery icon.
3. Fix system files
Open Command Prompt under Admin. To do this, enter CMD into Search box on Start Screen or Start Menu, then press Ctrl + Shift + Enter to run Command Prompt under Admin.
On the Command Prompt window, enter sfc / scannow then press Enter to open System File Checker.
This process will take some time to scan all system files and automatically repair corrupted files on the operating system.
After the System File Checker process has finished, you must restart your computer.
4. Use the Refresh PC feature (on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1)
Refresh PC on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 features allows you to reinstall Windows without removing any files, settings and applications installed on the Store.
To use the Refresh PC feature, follow the steps below:
Move the mouse pointer to the lower right corner of the screen to see the Charm bar, then click or click Settings on the Charm bar to open the Settings Charm window.
On the Settings Charm window, click Change PC Settings to open the computer settings (PC settings).
In the PC Settings window, looking at the left pane, click General to see the settings available in the right pane.
Here, under Refresh your PC settings without downloading files , click on Get Started. At this time, the screen will display a notification window indicating the changes that will occur during the Refresh PC.
As mentioned earlier, your personal files and settings will not be changed, the settings on your computer will be changed to their original defaults, applications from the Windows Store. will remain the same, applications installed from the drive or from the website will be removed, and the list of uninstalled applications will be saved on the Desktop screen.
Click Next to continue, if asked to insert the media installation drive, insert the drive.
After the system is ready, you will see as shown below:
Click on Refresh to restart your computer and begin the process of Refesh your Windows computer.
After the Refresh process ends, you will see the Lock Screen lock screen or the Start Screen screen.
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