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Lenovo W530 and Third Party Battery

2018-10-26, 14:42 PM

I was looking for a post for my issues could only find one from 8 yrs ago, so ere goes... 


I recently purchased a Duracell 9 cell battery for my W530, worked for months without a hitch, until I performed a system flash, now I get the "Battery not supported and will not charge message", So I returned the battery believing it was faulty back to Duracell who replaced it no questions ask, Normal Service resumed, now the message is back some 5 months later, only this time I returned the third party battery and purchase a GENUINE lenovo 9 cell which was double the price of the OEM battery, however the message remained. The battery is correct the part number has been indenified as correct by Lenovo, but the message remains. The Laptop when new would have been nearly $3,000 (£2,500) when new, but now the warranty has expired. The machine works fine which its 2TB SSD and 32 GIG of ram running Windows 10 Pro.


Laptop is just 4 year old would be a real shame to scrap it over a battery..., very sad!


Can Anyone throw some light on this issue,and keep the conversation on track


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Re: Lenovo W530 and Third Party Battery

2018-11-16, 21:12 PM

The genuine must be a 70+ or 70++, not the 25+ or 25++ ftom the 520 machines.


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