Microsoft Smart Battery Subsystem

The Microsoft Smart Battery Subsystem component supports ACPI-compliant Smart Battery and Selector devices by means of a CPU to SMB host controller (SMBus host controller) interface. This component supports a smart battery charger and at least one smart battery. It also supports a smart battery selector if multiple smart batteries are supported.


There are no services for this component.

Associated Components

No other components interact with this component.


There are no configurable settings for this component.


Battery monitoring and management is only available on ACPI-enabled and APM-enabled computers. Windows can manage batteries that have a Smart Battery subsystem interface or a Control Method Battery interface on ACPI-enabled computers. Windows can also monitor multiple batteries.

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