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MacBook Pro - Battery Charging Problem


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My battery is fully charged, but the power adapter and the icon at the top will fluctuate from charged to a number usually in the 2:00 range. It does this every couple seconds and then takes forever to calculate. I DON'T KNOW WHAT'S WRONG WITH IT!! I can't find anything online and am sick of searching. Do I need to reset my battery?? HELP!!
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Just a suggestion, but have you tried this?

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=86284

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There is a good collection of info and diagnostic links related to THE Macbook battery problem at http://www.macbookbatteryproblem.com. You may qualify for a replacement.
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My magsafe would flicker from red to green and the menubar would flicker as well. I called Apple, and they sent a new battery -- fixed!

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