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MacBook Pro :: Permanent Orange Light On Charger?

I have a refurbished MacBook Pro (not sure what year), and I've always had problems with the battery....i.e. battery not staying charged, stuff like that. I replaced the battery a while back and it didn't even solve the problem. The computer would never stay charged, and would shut off if unplugged for more than about a few minutes. This was always very annoying, I just didn't have time or money to get it fixed. Note: the light on the charger was always green during this time. I had tried a few things I read online and nothing worked. Now, the light has changed to orange permanently. If I unplug it, it will go directly to sleep mode to prevent it from shutting off. the battery icon at the top ALWAYS has an X in it, and it says "no batteries available". I am sick of dealing with it, but want to try to fix it myself before dropping a bunch of cash to have someone else do it...and I'm starting to DJ live, so I can't have my computer dying during a show.

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