Laptop battery saying not compatible

Sony Vaio laptop with intel core 2 duo p...
January 13, 2010 at 18:39:46
Specs: Windows Vista
I have just recieved a new sony laptop battery, and my computer is saying that it is not compatible, I saw that you can go under run, and look form ISBMgr.exe, but I cannot find that on my list. Any other suggestions?

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March 25, 2010 at 14:18:20
It is our understanding that Sony installs software on some laptops to prevent the use of aftermarket batteries. Simply removing a program from the "Startup" typically fixes this issue.

1) Please go to start menu --> choose "RUN" (near bottom of the right column), and then type "msconfig" in the input box, and click "OK".

2) A window will pop up. Simply choose the tab "Startup" and uncheck "ISBMgr" ( in some laptop model, it is listed as ISB Utilities" and then click"OK"

3) Restart your computer. You will see a pop-up message "System Configuration Utility" Click in the little box "Dont show this message...". Then click "OK"

4) You should be able to use your new laptop battery with no further difficulty.

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