Re: NTLK Auto detecting battery type

From: Paul Guyot (
Date: Fri Jul 07 2000 - 07:14:07 CDT

> I have never looked into it, but I think it would be possible to
> write an application which overrides the part of the OS that
> battery utilities query (for the programmers: I'm talking of the
> BatteryStatus(0) call) and return a battery type different
> from what's actually installed. Maybe Paul can comment on
> this?

Maybe you're talking about the SetBatteryType function?
I guess it is what Nick calls in SoftCharge. It takes two arguments, the battery index and the type as returned by the BatteryStatus function (Programmer's reference page 788) I say that because AFAIK it is undocumented.



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