MacBook 2008 (Not Charging) - Please Help!

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by hotwater10, Oct 21, 2013.

  1. hotwater10 macrumors member

    hotwater10

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    Dec 16, 2008
    #1
    Hello guys, I am pretty inexperienced with apple hard ware and need help. I have a Macbook 2008 model that I have had for a long time and it has been perfect for what I need. But now I am having problems and certainly do not have finical support to buy a new computer any time soon. I have tried 2 different chargers and when they are plugged in it says (Not charging) and once I unplug it the computer powers down.

    Here is my system profiler power page. I do not understand much of it but if some one could look at it and figure out why my battery wont charge or if there is anything I can replace you would be my favorite forever. :)


    Battery Information:

    Model Information:
    Manufacturer: DP
    Device name: ASMB016
    Pack Lot Code: 0003
    PCB Lot Code: 0000
    Firmware Version: 0110
    Hardware Revision: 0500
    Cell Revision: 0102
    Charge Information:
    Charge remaining (mAh): 0
    Fully charged: No
    Charging: No
    Full charge capacity (mAh): 3930
    Health Information:
    Cycle count: 1398
    Condition: Normal
    Battery Installed: Yes
    Amperage (mA): 81
    Voltage (mV): 10435

    System Power Settings:

    AC Power:
    System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 180
    Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 180
    Automatic Restart On Power Loss: No
    Wake On AC Change: No
    Wake On Clamshell Open: Yes
    Wake On LAN: No
    Current Power Source: Yes
    Display Sleep Uses Dim: Yes
    Battery Power:
    System Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Disk Sleep Timer (Minutes): 10
    Display Sleep Timer (Minutes): 2
    Wake On AC Change: No
    Wake On Clamshell Open: Yes
    Display Sleep Uses Dim: Yes
    Reduce Brightness: Yes

    Hardware Configuration:

    UPS Installed: No

    AC Charger Information:

    Connected: Yes
    ID: 0x0100
    Wattage (W): 60
    Revision: 0x0000
    Family: 0x00ba
    Serial Number: 0x0023f985
    Charging: No
     
  2. Nameci macrumors 68000

    Nameci

    Joined:
    Oct 29, 2010
    Location:
    The Philippines...
    #2
    Your battery is toast. It's time to buy a replacement battery.
     

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