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ibook battery not charging

Message #1 - Posted 2007/02/18 - varp

Hi, I have a new ibook (intel core duo ones) and i forgot it swiched on runing just on the battery last night, this mornig when I incerted the power plug and restarted it appears with the charging light green all the time and the battery icon with a x. The battery is not charging at all so when I plug off the power it swiches off and it=B4s seems not be recognizing the battery. Please give me some advise, the labtop is new!!
Thanks

Message #2 - Posted 2007/02/18 - Dave Balderstone

Previously, varp wrote:

Hi, I have a new ibook (intel core duo ones) and i forgot it swiched on runing just on the battery last night, this mornig when I incerted the power plug and restarted it appears with the charging light green all the time and the battery icon with a x. The battery is not charging at all so when I plug off the power it swiches off and it´s seems not be recognizing the battery. Please give me some advise, the labtop is new!!
Thanks

<http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303234>

You can't PLAN sincerity. You have to make it up on the spot! -- Denny Crane

Message #3 - Posted 2007/02/18 - Jon

Dave Balderstone wrote:

<http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303234>

Such a _nice_ way of saying "RTFM", isn't it? ;-) --
/Jon
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Message #4 - Posted 2007/02/18 - Dave Balderstone

Previously, Jon wrote:

Dave Balderstone wrote:

<http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303234>

Such a _nice_ way of saying "RTFM", isn't it? ;-)

To be fair to the OP, I know what search terms in this case would get the answer in a hurry. The OP suggested s/he may be new to Macs, and therefore wouldn't know that "Power Manager" was the relevant phrase to search with at Apple's support site.

You can't PLAN sincerity. You have to make it up on the spot! -- Denny Crane

Message #5 - Posted 2007/02/18 - Dr.zara

"Dave Balderstone" <dave@N_O_T_T_H_I_Sbalderstone.ca> wrote in message news:180220071102513449%dave@N_O_T_T_H_I_Sbalderstone.ca...

Previously, Jon wrote:

Dave Balderstone wrote:

<http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303234>

Such a _nice_ way of saying "RTFM", isn't it? ;-)

To be fair to the OP, I know what search terms in this case would get the answer in a hurry. The OP suggested s/he may be new to Macs, and therefore wouldn't know that "Power Manager" was the relevant phrase to search with at Apple's support site.

Is that suppose to excuse you?

Message #6 - Posted 2007/02/18 - varp

Sorry, It's true that I'm new to this, but I tried already to reset the power manager like they say in the apple's support site but I'm still with the same problem. The computer is working as if it dosen't have any battery.

Message #7 - Posted 2007/02/18 - matt neuburg

varp wrote:

Hi, I have a new ibook (intel core duo ones) and i forgot it swiched on runing just on the battery last night, this mornig when I incerted the power plug and restarted it appears with the charging light green all the time and the battery icon with a x. The battery is not charging at all so when I plug off the power it swiches off and it¥s seems not be recognizing the battery. Please give me some advise, the labtop is new!!

Hi, varp -

If it's new and it's misbehaving, you've got a warranty on it and can return it for free repair or replacement. m.

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Message #8 - Posted 2007/02/18 - Jon

varp wrote:

Sorry, It's true that I'm new to this, but I tried already to reset the power manager like they say in the apple's support site but I'm still with the same problem. The computer is working as if it dosen't have any battery.

In that case, follow step 10?

"10. If you are still unable to start up your computer after trying each of these steps, you may need to take the computer to an Apple Retail Store or Apple Authorized Service Provider for more assistance." --
/Jon
For contact info, run the following in Terminal:
Mail: echo 36199371860304980107073482417748002696458P|dc Skype: echo 139576319600233690471689738P|dc

Message #9 - Posted 2007/02/18 - Dave Balderstone

Previously, varp wrote:

Sorry, It's true that I'm new to this, but I tried already to reset the power manager like they say in the apple's support site but I'm still with the same problem. The computer is working as if it dosen't have any battery.

As it's new, I would contact the place you bought it, or Apple directly, then. You have a warranty that will ensure your computer will be repaired or replaced.

You can't PLAN sincerity. You have to make it up on the spot! -- Denny Crane

Message #10 - Posted 2007/02/18 - Mike Rosenberg

Dr.zara wrote:

Is that suppose to excuse you?

Excuse him for providing a link to a page in which Apple describes exactly what to try? What would you have had him do instead?

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Message #11 - Posted 2007/02/18 - Dave Balderstone

Previously, Mike Rosenberg wrote:

Dr.zara wrote:

Is that suppose to excuse you?

Excuse him for providing a link to a page in which Apple describes exactly what to try? What would you have had him do instead?

Who give a shit what zara thinks?

You can't PLAN sincerity. You have to make it up on the spot! -- Denny Crane

Message #12 - Posted 2007/02/18 - Mike Rosenberg

Dave Balderstone wrote:

Who give a shit what zara thinks?

Oh, I have no indication that he ever thinks at all, but his response may be rather amusing.

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Message #13 - Posted 2007/02/18 - Michelle Steiner

Previously, Mike Rosenberg wrote:

Who give a shit what zara thinks?

Oh, I have no indication that he ever thinks at all, but his response may be rather amusing.

Ever notice that he and Phantasy keep taking turns? Very little overlap between them.

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