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Default Just got my mini9, 99% battery without going to 100% - 11-18-2008, 09:39 PM

i JUST GOT MY MINI 9. The battery is at 99% charge, but it doesn't want to go to 100%. I climbed through 96-99% fast, but now it just won't go that last percent. Is this normal?

FYI - I have 512 MB ram and XP, and with only internet explorer running I get warnings about running out of virtual memory. My first laptop in 2002 had XP with only 384 MB ram, how did that thing even work??? Good think I placed an order for 2GB from newegg the same day I ordered the mini.
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Default Re: Just got my mini9, 99% battery without going to 100% - 11-18-2008, 09:49 PM

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i JUST GOT MY MINI 9. The battery is at 99% charge, but it doesn't want to go to 100%. I climbed through 96-99% fast, but now it just won't go that last percent. Is this normal?
Mine goes to 100%. You could try letting it run right down and then re-charge it. This is just a SWAG, but maybe it will re-calibrate the charging system.

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FYI - I have 512 MB ram and XP, and with only internet explorer running I get warnings about running out of virtual memory. My first laptop in 2002 had XP with only 384 MB ram, how did that thing even work??? Good think I placed an order for 2GB from newegg the same day I ordered the mini.
Is video memory part of the 512MB? Plus, I bet that old lap-top had more than 200MB of page space allocated to it, and a much smaller video memory.
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Default Re: Just got my mini9, 99% battery without going to 100% - 11-18-2008, 09:53 PM

haha I think maybe your paying too much attention to the battery meter

It does seem a bit weird tho if its not budging over 99%. With some batteries it normally flies throguh the first 80% and its the last 20% ofthe battery that takes the longest to charge.


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Default Re: Just got my mini9, 99% battery without going to 100% - 11-18-2008, 10:54 PM

I'm at 100% yeah!!!

Now I am doing PCMark05 test to see if compressed or uncompressed HDD is faster.
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Default Re: Just got my mini9, 99% battery without going to 100% - 11-18-2008, 11:08 PM

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I'm at 100% yeah!!!

Now I am doing PCMark05 test to see if compressed or uncompressed HDD is faster.
It can take a bit, as you have found!

I am downlaoding and will run it on my uncompressed 16gb.
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Default Re: Just got my mini9, 99% battery without going to 100% - 11-19-2008, 12:01 AM

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I'm at 100% yeah!!!

Now I am doing PCMark05 test to see if compressed or uncompressed HDD is faster.
I am downlaoding and will run it on my uncompressed 16gb.
That would be great. Out of the box, my computer wasn't ready for PCMark05, so I have spent the past 2 hours letting windows update run.
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