Apple releases MacBook Battery Update 1.4

in Current Mac Hardware edited January 2014
Battery Update 1.4 [210K] improves the ability of MacBook batteries to maintain a chargeÂ*when the system is shut down andÂ*not used for an extended period of time.

It's compatible with MacBook (13-inch), MacBook (13-inch Mid 2007), MacBook (13-inch Late 2006), MacBook (13-inch Late 2007), MacBook (13-inch, Early 2008), MacBook (13-inch, Early 2009), and MacBook (13-inch, Late 2008).

Follow these steps to determine if your battery needs this update.

From the Apple () menu, choose About this Mac.

Click More Info to start the System Profiler.

Locate the Hardware section and select Power.

Batteries with this information in the Battery Information section need this update:

A device name "ASMB016" or "ASMB013" in the serial number

A Pack Lot Code is 0002

A battery firmware version of 0110

Note: If the Pack Lot Code is 0003, the update is not necessary or has already been applied.

You can update more than one battery by shutting down or sleeping your MacBook, replacing the battery with another, and starting up your computer or waking it from sleep.Â* If the battery you inserted is eligible for the update, it will update when you restart or wake the computer from sleep.
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