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A few days ago, my HP Pavilion dv-1413us battery charging "bolt" LED light started flashing and it would not charge the battery until full (stops at 94%). I unpluged it and used battery, and now it only charges to 82%. What is wrong with it? I've tried the power reset here, but it still wouldn't charge fully. Please help!

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It sounds like your battery has built up a memory. It will continue to degrade until it will not hold a charge. Your best and most likely only option is to replace the battery.

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During a calibration cycle, the battery must be completely charged and then completely discharged. In order for the battery to discharge completely, disable the power management properties. Follow the steps below to calibrate the battery.

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