Solved My Gateway laptop shows an error message "battery not detected'. What do I do next? Tags: Battery Computers Error Message Laptops Gateway Windows 7 Last response: August 30, 2013 9:19 PM in Windows 7 Share Carene August 30, 2013 5:56:14 PM Removed battery and computer continued operating on charger with no problems. Unplug charger with battery installed and computer will not start. Performed a hard reset and updated bios but stiil have the error message. Any suggestions? More about : gateway laptop shows error message battery detected Reply to Carene Best solution Emerald a b D Laptop a b $ Windows 7 August 30, 2013 9:19:35 PM Share how old is the battery? usually batteries last an average of about 2 years Reply to Emerald Ask the community Post an answer Related resources my laptop bluetooth is not working always shows an error message.. "sending of file failed" Forum What is that problem with the battery that it show a message consider replacing Forum What makes laptop to show a blue srean error Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !