How to get Laptop Battery time?

MANY LAPTOPS SHOW THE REMAINING BATTERY TIME THAT THE LAPTOP CAN BE FURTHER RUN FOR, SO THAT THE USER CAN MONITOR THE POWER STATUS OF THE BATTERY AND USE THE LAPTOP MORE ENERGY EFFICIENTLY WITH MORE APPROPRIATE SETTINGS

DOES YOUR LAPTOP NOT SHOW YOU THE REMAINING BATTERY TIME THAT YOUR LAPTOP CAN RUN FOR?

 

Sidebar Gadget for Windows Vista & Windows 7 

Sidebar Gadgets

Battery Vista
Battery Vista is a Sidebar gadget available for Windows Vista and it's successor Windows 7. It displays the available Battery time, remaining Battery level in percentage(%) and also notifies you if your Laptop is being charged or not.



iPhone Battery Gadget

iPhone Battery Gadget

The iPhone Battery Windows 7 gadget displays current battery level. You can choose between different skins for the Gadget and also supports opacity level change.


Battery Monitor

An indicator of the power state of your laptop battery. Now supports remaining time calculation for laptops that do not support it natively.You can change which font you want to display, has a dark orange color when the battery is almost discharged and when you click the gadget you have the ability to open the Windows Mobility Center where you can set your Laptop Brightness, Turn On/Off Wireless Connectivity, Adjust Master Volume or choose your Battery Power Plan.

Battery Meter
Battery Meter allows you to monitor the charge level as a Sidebar Gadget. The Indicator alerts you with the change in the Battery Level. It can be configured so as to display the remaining time until the Battery Level is down. Like many other SideBar Gadgets, you can also change the opacity level to change the "look n feel" of this amazing gadget.




Battery Information


Provides easy access to information regarding the battery, displays information such as current charge percentage, time till depletion, and so on.







Tip to install SideBar Gadget

Click Install on the "Security Warning" that follows the launch to successfully install the gadget:

Security Warning while installing Sidebar Gadget

Free Softwares to monitor Battery Time

BatteryCare
BatteryCare
BatteryCare is a software created to optimize the usage and performance of the modern laptop's battery. It monitors the battery's discharge cycles and helps increasing it's autonomy and improving its lifetime.
Features:
Automatic power plans switching
Control over Windows Aero and demanding Services
Notification area information
Auto-updates
Lightweight in the system
Battery's discharge cycles monitoring
Complete battery information
CPU and HDD temperature reading                                                                    
BatteryBar
BatteryBar - Source: Osiris Development
BatteryBar is a simple, straight-forward, battery meter that monitors the status of your battery and displays your battery's status in the taskbar.
BatteryBar constantly monitors the status of your battery as you use your laptop. As it monitors your battery, it keeps historical data on your battery and provide you with a very accurate estimate of how much time is remaining on your battery.
 Features:
Statistical Time Prediction
Always-on battery icon showing current battery status
Create a discharge/recharge profile of your battery
Determine "time remaining" based on historical usage profile of your battery
Display popup window with detailed battery information
Automatic upgrade notification popup for the latest stable release

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