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PBT_APMBATTERYLOW event

[PBT_APMBATTERYLOW is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. Support for this event was removed in Windows Vista. Use PBT_APMPOWERSTATUSCHANGE instead.]

Notifies applications that the battery power is low.

A window receives this event through the WM_POWERBROADCAST message. The wParam and lParam parameters are set as described following.


LRESULT 
CALLBACK 
WindowProc( HWND   hwnd,    // handle to window
            UINT   uMsg,    // WM_POWERBROADCAST
            WPARAM wParam,  // PBT_APMBATTERYLOW
            LPARAM lParam); // zero

Parameters

hwnd

A handle to the window.

uMsg
ValueMeaning
WM_POWERBROADCAST
536 (0x218)

Message identifier.

 

wParam
ValueMeaning
PBT_APMBATTERYLOW
9 (0x9)

Event identifier.

 

lParam

Reserved, must be zero.

Return value

No return value.

Remarks

This event is broadcast when a system's APM BIOS signals an APM battery low notification. Because some APM BIOS implementations do not provide notifications when batteries are low, this event may never be broadcast on some computers.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

End of client support

Windows XP

End of server support

Windows Server 2003

Header

WinUser.h (include Windows.h)

See also

Power Management Events
WM_POWERBROADCAST

 

 

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