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[UTIL] Ethermind's BATTERY DRIVER UPGRADE (1% increments) for XPERIA - CAB installer

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By gtrab, Senior Member on 12th May 2009, 09:51 PM
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Ethermind's BATTERY DRIVER UPGRADE
for the XPERIA X1



DESCRIPTION
  • This CAB will install Ethermind's upgraded BATTERY DRIVER for the XPERIA X1, allowing the phone to display the taskbar's battery status in up to 1% increments
  • Registry settings to enable % battery readings are also included in the CAB

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Install MS SDKcerts first (some custom ROMs as mine already come with SDKcerts pre-installed)
  2. Copy the CAB to device and click to install
  3. Install any %-enabled battery taskbar icons set of your choice; a custom taskbar ehancement / skin with % icons is required because the stock taskbar doesn't have % battery icons. See post 2 for some links

DESCRIPTION
  • All credits to Ethermind for the upgraded battery driver
  • I have tested it on STOCK ROMs and my custom SEX1 ROMs, please test and report how it behaves on other custom ROMs
  • In my experience, the driver's accuracy is slightly diminished in the upper range, but who cares ?? It works !!
  • DOCTOR'S WARNING: Displaying your battery status in 1%s is ADDICTIVE !!



If you like my works, just come back and say "thanks"
Enjoy

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File Type: cab Ethermind's_XPERIA_BatteryDriver.cab - [Click for QR Code] (31.3 KB, 11454 views)
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12th May 2009, 09:52 PM |#2  
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To "see" the % icon on the taskbar, a battery or full taskbar icons set (skin) with 100 battery icons is required (one icons for each %)

Here are some battery-only or full taskbar icons skins:

Will keep adding more links to many taskbars...
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weird i installed this on the 6.5 x series icons, and it only increments by 5%
13th May 2009, 06:56 AM |#4  
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Originally Posted by bknewtype

weird i installed this on the 6.5 x series icons, and it only increments by 5%

We didn't have Ethermind's upgraded driver when I created the X series, I wass tempted to make 10% icons only, but I decided to put 5% increments just in case

My expectations were exceeded by Ethermind's bright mind !!
Now I have to upgrade the X series filling all the missing icons
Lot's of work to do, so let's start !!
13th May 2009, 08:56 AM |#5  
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Good job, thanks bro.
13th May 2009, 01:24 PM |#6  
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Thank you. This made my day

I use it with WMMiniBattery v1.2 - the pixel bar on top of the screen.
13th May 2009, 07:59 PM |#7  
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Itīs working for me with only a minor bug that when fully
charged it doesnīt stay at 100% it drops to 98%.
Thanks!
13th May 2009, 08:57 PM |#8  
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plug it back in for a couple of mins, it should work then........ i had this problem until i was told how to correct it...... thanks to gtrab
13th May 2009, 10:29 PM |#9  
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plug it back in for a couple of mins, it should work then........ i had this problem until i was told how to correct it...... thanks to gtrab

Just trying now!
Thanks!
13th May 2009, 11:24 PM |#10  
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Works great. Thanks.
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