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Dell Inspiron 8600 now missing the battery meter

I have Dell Inspiron 8600 which was recently formatted. Now the Function key+F3 key don't bring up the battery meter. Does anyone know what happened to the laptop?

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Click here and click the link to download all on the upper right hand side of the page. Instruction are embedded in the page and the download themselves for each individual download, including what they do and so on...... Unzip and installation of all these is highly recommended to restore your system back to factory functionality......i assure you that the battery meter shortcut is not the only function missing from your just haven't found the rest yet, and may never need them for that matter, but still i do recommend installing all the downloads that are available for your device, and don't worry, if there is anything that needs to be overwritten during installation, let if'll be just fine..... so there ya go, sry i cant walk you through the whole process but there wouldn't be enough room for me to spell it all out on here.


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