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Microsoft ACPI Control Method Battery Driver - Windows 8 Service

Control Method Battery Driver by Microsoft Corporation.

This service also exists in Windows 10 and 7.

Startup Type

Windows 8 edition Windows 8 Windows 8.1 Windows 8.1 Update 1
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Default Properties

Display name:Microsoft ACPI Control Method Battery Driver
Service name:CmBatt
Type:kernel
Path:%WinDir%\System32\drivers\CmBatt.sys
Error control:normal

Default Behavior

The Microsoft ACPI Control Method Battery Driver service is a kernel mode driver. If Microsoft ACPI Control Method Battery Driver fails to start, the error is logged. Windows 8 startup proceeds, but a message box is displayed informing you that the CmBatt service has failed to start.

Restore Default Startup Type for Microsoft ACPI Control Method Battery Driver

Automated Restore

1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.

2. Save the RestoreMicrosoftACPIControlMethodBatteryDriverWindows8.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.

3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.

4. Restart the computer.

Note. Make sure that the CmBatt.sys file exists in the %WinDir%\System32\drivers folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.