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MacBook Pro - shuts off when power cord unplugs, even though battery is fully charged!


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It's a 6 month old mac book pro, and this is a very recent issue, past 2 days I noticed. If power cord comes out, it shuts off and I lose everything I'm working on and have to boot up from scratch. BUt my battery is fully charged. Any ideas besides taking in with my apple care? Because I really need to keep working right now and not be computerless during repair time.

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The three most likely culprits are probably a failing battery or a failing logic board or dc input board. For any one of those three, the system will have to go in for repairs. =/

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thanks geeky. i don't shoot messengers.
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Hehe. That's good, I don't need to be shot right now

Seriously though, I'd wait and see what a few other people have to say. There may be some software thing or something that I'm not aware of.

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What kind of number do you have for the Full Charge Capacity for the battery? Check Apple=> About this Mac=> Hardware => Power.
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thanks geeky. i don't shoot messengers.
That made me laugh
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