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Old Aug 17, 2011, 02:35 PM   #1
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Macbook won't charge: only green light

Hi everyone,

I just got back from a two week vacation to find that my black Macbook isn't charging. When I put the charger head into the laptop, the light remains green, and the battery isn't charging. I ran a CoconutBattery diagnosis on the machine and got these results:

http://i.imgur.com/mMobh.png

I'm not exactly clear on how to interpret these results, but I believe it's saying that the battery doesn't have any capacity for charging. Will buying a new battery solve the problem? I'm not sure if Apple sells the batteries for the older Macbooks now, either.

Thanks for any help!
Josh
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Old Aug 17, 2011, 02:37 PM   #2
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By that, it looks like your battery is toast.

I'd get a new one. You can find cheaper ones online.
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Old Aug 17, 2011, 02:49 PM   #3
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Okay, thanks. Can you recommend any sites to buy one from?
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Old Aug 17, 2011, 04:17 PM   #4
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Check Amazon. I'm sure they have some for less than what Apple would charge, but off-brand.


http://www.amazon.com/Techno-Battery...3612220&sr=8-2
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Old Aug 19, 2011, 12:39 PM   #5
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Reset the SMC is about the first thing to do with battery issues.
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