This document outlines the power and battery charging subsystem requirements for Windows PCs. System designers and firmware developers can use the information in this document to ensure their platforms are compatible with Windows power management software.
This information applies to the following operating systems:
Included in this white paper:
User Experience Principles for Battery Charging
Power and Charging Subsystem Implementation
ACPI Battery and Power Subsystem Firmware Implementation
Battery and Power Subsystem Hardware Design
Appendix A – Platform Requirements and Motivation
Appendix B – Power and Battery Subsystem Checklist
Appendix C – USB Charging
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