What’s New in Windows Update KB4583263, Who Gets It and Who Doesn’t

Microsoft and HP have worked together to release a new update that is specifically aimed to address a configuration settings issue on devices launched by PC the maker.

The new update is KB4583263 and what it does is check the BIOS settings to determine if the HP Battery Health Manager is disabled.

Specifically aimed at business PCs, this update then enables the feature with the recommended setting of Let HP Manage My Battery Charging, which according to the parent company, should help optimize the battery charging based on your usage patterns, essentially being able to increase the life of your battery health and life.

What’s important to know is that on devices where the feature isn’t available in the BIOS, no change is being made. HP recommends users to update their BIOS to get the battery optimization system, and only then the new update will do its job. Windows update KB4583263 does not update the BIOS.

“When the feature was first introduced, customers had to… (read more)
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Juniya Sankara

Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 10 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.