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Macbook battery no longer charges

Macbook battery no longer charges

My Macbook has recently entered a state where the battery no longer charges. Currently the battery is reporting 25% charge when not plugged in. When plugged in, the bar at the top reports (Not Charging), though as long as I keep it plugged in it runs without running down the battery.

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Guest [Entry]

This happened to me less than a month ago. It was my MagSafe adapter, not my battery that was failing. Try finding a spare adapter, or bring it into an Apple Store and test their adapters. Hopefully they'll replace it for you.
Guest [Entry]

"Try resetting the System Management Controller (SMC), as described in this Apple KB article:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1411

I will say, though, that the same situation has occurred to me in the past (twice, actually) and resetting the SMC didn't help -- I ended up having to replace the battery."