Unibody Macbook white battery question

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by agmb, Jan 11, 2010.

  1. agmb macrumors newbie

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    ok, so after years of wanting an macbook yesterday a got a new unibody macbook white, and only after one day when i look at the battery it stays at 99% the magsafe light is green but it wont go to 100% is this something to be concerned over? thx
     
  2. NewMacbookPlz macrumors 68040

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    Nope, you're fine. 95-100% is considered "full" to preserve the battery and prevent overcharging damage.
     
  3. agmb thread starter macrumors newbie

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    excelent, i was starting to et a bit nervus after one day, btw does anyone know how long the battery lasts before i have get apple to replace, because i got it for university and it needs to last me 4 years
     
  4. cjmillsnun macrumors 68020

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    Apple claims up to 5 years. But it has yet to be proved.
     
  5. agmb thread starter macrumors newbie

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    thx i just have one more question, i turned the macbook off overnight (magsafe unplugged) and now its at 98% and wont go up? does it lose power when off?
     
  6. miles01110 macrumors Core

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    It doesn't charge up to 100% unless it starts below 95%.
     

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