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PowerBook - Powerbook G4 17" batt problem


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had mine for a year or so now been great until hdd replacement last week
But have another problem relating to battery charging in system profiler power info states that batt can charge to 275 mAh only could any one advise if this is a battery problem or PB problem


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had mine for a year or so now been great until hdd replacement last week
But have another problem relating to battery charging in system profiler power info states that batt can charge to 275 mAh only could any one advise if this is a battery problem or PB problem


many thanks

nelo
If your battery is only charging to 275mAh...I'm guessing that it is a fairly old battery...and needs to be replaced.

You could also try this program to give you additional info on your battery:

coconut-flavour.com - [coconutBattery 2.6.5]

Hope this helps,

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