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Windows 2008 Sp2 update fails, Your computer is running on battery power

Posted on 2011-09-13
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I have a Windows 2008 server connected to a UPS.  Down the bottom right corner it says on battery power.

When i go to install SP2 on the server. i get the error Your computer is running on battery power.
Retry / Cancel.

Is there a way without removing the UPS to trick the server to thinking it's plugged into power.

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Question by:Up2DateTech
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Fixed it.  Deleted the Battery Power device from device manager.  :)
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