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Nov 2, 2003, 10:13 PM
My battery says that it is fully charged on my Al15" pb, but the percentage is only 99%.

Is this happening to anybody else?

Nov 2, 2003, 10:34 PM
the albook batteries only charge if they drop below 95%. Otherwise they just trickle charge so they don't overheat. It should charge all the way up to 100% if you let it drop below 95%.

btw, my 12" Albook battery charges up to 100%, but then always drops down to 99% even when still plugged in. :-/

Nov 2, 2003, 10:40 PM
Yeah that is normal and also happens on my Ti PB.

Nov 2, 2003, 10:54 PM
thanks everybody

Nov 2, 2003, 10:54 PM
recalibrate the battery every 2-3 weeks or so. unplug from current, let it run to 0 %, recharge. keeps it more accurate.

Nov 2, 2003, 11:15 PM
For more details and an official response from Apple, visit the Knowledge Base and see this article: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=88344