Windows 8 - Check the status of your battery
Thanks to a simple command you can test the status of your battery.
- Press [Windows] + [R] and type "cmd" to bring up the command line.
- Type in the following command "powercfg /batteryreport" and confirm with [Enter].
- A report containing various information about your device, including your battery will be generated.
- This tip refers to notebooks running Windows 8 and Surface tablets.