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Battery not being detected

My Macbook was running fine and then I put windows 10 on it and i didn't want it so i went back to mac and then It started not to get detected anymore.. I plug it in and turn it on and then remove the power cable and it stays on but it wont start without the power cable and it will have an X where the battery is?...... how do I fix this? do I have to download something or what? PLEASE HELP

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Have you tried removing the battery and putting it back in? Sometimes an smc reset will fix this issue, otherwise you may need a battery replacement.

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201295

https://support.apple.com/kb/PH25542?vie...

MacBook Core 2 Duo Battery Replacement

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I've done it many times and I have 3 batterys and nothing works... seeing that if I unplug the power cable and it stays on i believe its not the battery or the pc in any way I think its just something thats not allowing it to be detected..

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What does your onboard battery tester tell you about the charge status of each battery are all the LEDs lit?

I would download this gem of an app: CoconutBattery. It will give you a deeper view of your batteries as well as your systems charging logic and even the power adapter.

Here’s a useful reference on battery life time (cycles): '''Determine battery cycle count for Mac notebooks''' As you can see Your MacBook’s battery life is quite low (300~500 cycles) you may need a new battery.

Lastly, you may want to review this useful Apple T/N: '''About Mac notebook batteries.'''

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I have 2 other and its the same thing and all the LEDS are lit

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What does Coconut tell you on there cycles?

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@pig reinstall your OS if this error started with your installation of Windows. It is easily possible that you have corrupted the software. Of course you also want to try a SMC/PRAM reset to see if that changes anything.

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I've done this a few times already and nothing...

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@pig so you formatted your drive cleaned it up and reinstalled your OS and no change?

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Yes no change.. I just think its someone I need to install or something.. because if I plug it in and turn it on I can unplug it and it stays on but once it turns off I need the power cable again... I believe its not the battery seeing i have 3 and it does the same thing and not the PC because if it was it wouldn't keep it on with the battery once unplugged

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