How to generate a report on my laptop battery status in Windows

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Today we will see how to generate a report on my laptop battery status in windows with two very simple methods. We also recommend an app to monitor its operation in real time.

The laptop battery is extremely important, after all they are what allow us to have portability on the inside. Thanks to these we can use our laptop wherever we want for a certain period of time.

The problem is that over time the performance of the battery suffers and it lasts less and less. Therefore, the ideal is to have reports on the state of it to be attentive and in this way know when is the ideal time to make a change.



In this article we will look at how to have a battery status report of my laptop with two quite effective methods. We will also see an app that allows us to monitor the battery in question in real time. Ideal for those who want to take care of their autonomy at all times.

How to generate battery status reports in Windows 10

With Windows 10 we can generate a battery status report to check its health status. There are some apps that will allow us to go through this process pretty quickly. We can also do this with the same operating system options.

  • What we can do is go up " Command Prompt "For this we will have to press" Windows + R "And then type" DCM ".
  • After this we are going to write the command powercfg/baterryreport. This way we can see how the report in question is generated under the command line we added at the beginning.
  • The report is in HTML format, which means you can view it without any problems with Chrome, Firefox or any other browser. In this report we will be able to appreciate in detail a huge amount of information on both maximum capacity, load cycles, manufacturing materials, etc.
  • We will also find a history of the life of the laptop when using the battery and its capacity.

How to check the battery status of my laptop

In case you want to use a slightly more graphical tool, we recommend using BaterryInfoView. The app is completely free and shows you all the information you need to know to know the battery status of your laptop. At the same time, we will also find various information that will surely be very useful to you. Similar to the report we saw earlier, albeit a little more detailed and easy to understand.



Another thing we recommend you do is to monitor the battery and its functioning for a while. For this we will use an app called BaterryMon, which is also free. You will be able to see in real time everything that happens with your laptop battery.


You will also have the opportunity to view the history of the load and consumption of the same. It's ideal for being aware of its real-time performance. What you should keep in mind is that at some point your laptop battery will work worse and worse.

This is something that will always happen, as it has one useful life and once it is over, it is better to choose to buy another battery, which isn't too expensive either. However, there are some things we can do to extend its life.


Any questions you have you can leave them in the comment box which you can find a little below and we will be happy to help you in whatever is needed.

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