Apple Aluminum PowerBook - Improves battery performance
Version: 1.1The PowerBook G4 Battery Updater improves the performance of batteries that may develop short run times. The update process will take about 15 minutes and must not be interrupted.
Operating System: Mac OS X
To upgrade the firmware on your battery, read through the instructions below. When you're ready, click Update. The PowerBook G4 Battery Updater is installed in Applications/Utilities.
During the update process your PowerBook G4 needs to be running, the power adapter must be plugged into a working power source and the battery should not be removed. Your battery will appear to have no charge and will not power your computer until the update process has been completed.
If the update is interrupted retry the update process again until successful. If you have more than one battery to update be sure to complete the update process before starting to update another battery.
1. Click Update to start the update process. The status bar shows the progress of the update.
2. Wait until the update is complete. When complete a dialog will show that your battery was successfully updated.
3. Remove your battery, then put your battery back into your PowerBook G4 for it to be recognized.
4. Repeat the calibration process for your battery, to get the longest running time possible.
· 15" Aluminum PowerBook.