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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

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I have a macbook that is less then a year old. for some reason it shows battery as "Not Charging". the plug in the side shows green. but the battery itself is not charging. if i look at the bottom of the laptop the battery shows no led. green orange or otherwise. its like the battery isnt plugged in.

I have no idea what this laptop would be showing the battery as not charging when its less then 6 months old.

any idea what happened or what i can do. i tried resetting the smc or whatever its called and it did nothing.
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When you go to the Apple menu> About This Mac> More Info...> Power, what does it say? Here's mine for example (my battery has died).
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heres what mine says

Charge Information:
Charge remaining (mAh): 0
Fully charged: No
Charging: No
Full charge capacity (mAh): 0
Health Information:
Cycle count: 70
Condition: Check battery
Battery Installed: Yes
Amperage (mA): 0
Voltage (mV): 4610
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See, to me that says dead battery. Call Apple or take it in, you shouldn't have no charge capacity after 70 cycles and less than a year's use really.
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