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[OSX] Could my battery be going?

Message #1 - Posted 2001/12/20 - matt neuburg

Previously, David Baker wrote:

I have an iMac 400 DV which I bought in October of 2000 and I think my battery has died. I seems like that is waaaaaayyyyy to short for a battery to live. Anyone have any ideas about this? My clock has started acting up (especially when I unplug it) and the highlight color has switched back to default. Again, these seem to be battery related. Could it be something else?

You're not supposed to unplug this machine; doing so causes the PRAM battery to die. This was covered in Power Management Update 1.1; sounds like you haven't installed this. See KB article 120048. m.

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Message #2 - Posted 2001/12/20 - David Baker

in article matt-2012011446570001@209-144-103-182-dialup.casitas.ojai.net, matt neuburg at matt@tidbits.com wrote on 12/20/01 3:46 PM:

Previously, David Baker wrote:

I have an iMac 400 DV which I bought in October of 2000 and I think my battery has died. I seems like that is waaaaaayyyyy to short for a battery to live. Anyone have any ideas about this? My clock has started acting up (especially when I unplug it) and the highlight color has switched back to default. Again, these seem to be battery related. Could it be something else?

You're not supposed to unplug this machine; doing so causes the PRAM battery to die. This was covered in Power Management Update 1.1; sounds like you haven't installed this. See KB article 120048. m.

Hey, thanks a lot!

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