Yes, I had to take my sweetie in last year and have a new battery installed at 
Genius Bar.  

He told me to unplug once a month at least and let it run down to 5% then plug 
it back in.   


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> On Oct 17, 2016, at 2:44 PM, Sandy Price <scjpr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> The older MacbookPros had replaceable batteries. I have one of those and 
> changed mine out a couple of years ago. The newer ones require a trip to the 
> Genius Bar, I believe.
> 
> 
> On Oct 17, 2016, at 2:36 PM, Dan Crutcher <dcrutc...@loumag.com> wrote:
> 
>> Yes, I do leave it plugged in at both places. I very rarely use it unplugged.
>> 
>> Hmmm, you may be on to something. I just clicked on my battery icon in the 
>> menu bar and it says “Condition: Replace Now.” I never noticed that before. 
>> 
>> How does one replace a battery in the newer laptops? 
>> 
>>> On Oct 17, 2016, at 2:30 PM, Sandy Price <scjpr...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Dan --
>>> 
>>> Could it be the battery? Do you leave it plugged in at the office and home?
>>> 
>>> Sandy
>>> 
>>> On Oct 17, 2016, at 2:20 PM, Dan Crutcher <dcrutc...@loumag.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I generally leave my MacBook Pro on as I travel from home to work and back 
>>>> each day. I shut the lid, put it in my travel case and open it up when I 
>>>> get to home or work. Until recently, it always woke up as soon as I opened 
>>>> the lid back up.
>>>> 
>>>> However, for the past couple of weeks, every time I open the lid after I 
>>>> get home or to work, the screen stays black and then, after a few seconds, 
>>>> the computer auto-restarts. It does this every time now  (it does not do 
>>>> it if I shut the lid and open it right back up). When it does this 
>>>> auto-restart it also opens all windows and mounts various network hard 
>>>> drives that I have previously connected to. 
>>>> 
>>>> On a couple of occasions it has gotten caught in a restart loop, where the 
>>>> progress bar goes halfway and then it restarts again and again and again. 
>>>> The only way I’ve found to get out of this is to do a safe boot. After 
>>>> safe booting, I have run disk first aid, which finds nothing amiss.
>>>> 
>>>> This behavior roughly coincides with upgrading to Sierra, but I’m not 
>>>> convinced that’s the cause of it.
>>>> 
>>>> Anyone have any idea what might be going on? 
>>>> 
>>>> Dan
>>>> 
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