Adventure with my "new" battery, I left my on a few nights ago by mistake and completely drained it, it now won't charge at all.
I tried applying the thinkpad-ec mod to my BIOS but it still sits at 0% and the battery light flashes amber. Any ideas fediverse, I've tried a few variations of turn off, swap with old battery turn on, discharge laptop completely etc.

new battery works 😁 Need to cycle it a bunch but it looks good:

Battery 0: Discharging, 79%, 06:02:56 remaining
Battery 0: design capacity 6178 mAh, last full capacity 6172 mAh = 99%

My X230 battery replacement got delivered (Green Cell). Something to test and play with after work. Fingers crossed it all works fine. I did get an extra third party power brick that worked fine from elsewhere so have yet to have an issue with third party stuff but batteries can kind of explode so...

Ordered myself a replacement battery for my X230 since mine is at 33% of it's original capacity, a little nervous to buy a third party one but they seem like they might be trustworthy, Green Cell, has anyone had any bad experiences with them?


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