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Default extended battery won't charge? - 07-03-2009, 01:26 PM

got a new 8 cell battery from ebay yesterday, but it won't seem to charge. I plugged it in and let it go all night, but it is still at 54%. any tips?
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Default 07-03-2009, 01:31 PM

Read this and other threads about workarounds for large cell batteries 64Wh or 77Wh:

Bigger Battery is HERE! 8cell 64Wh

8 Cells "77Wh" Battery is Here!

"It just arrived today. When AC power is unplugged, the front LEDs blink rapidly. There is also a message at boot saying that the battery was unrecognized and would not charge (and press F1 to continue).

It will not charge unless I remove and reinsert the battery while on AC power. This is annoying especially since it means I have to close the screen to get the battery out. I also might forget and it never gets charged.

I haven't fully discharged or charged it yet. It does seem the charge rate is slow, but I guess that's to be expected since it is a higher capacity."

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