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Nothing is better than iFixit replacement guides (link for your 27 inch 2011 model). This tutorials are technically correct and safe to apply. Hi-res pictures are also available. Additonally you can try to find some videos in Youtube


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You will be amazed what can collect in the headset socket over the years, hindering its proper functioning. Giving them an occasional good cleaning will keep them running. First, use a tooth pick and try to remove anything that could be stuck in there. Next use a q-tip soaked with alcohol and swipe in there to clean the contacts.


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There are two different kinds of "standard" keyboards, ANSI (like in your picture) and ISO. The former is sold in the US, the latter in Europe. References you have seen to 96 characters are presumably for the ISO version. It has one key more than ANSI version, which is located to the left of the z. Your keyboard is ANSI and has 95. To see the different ...


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If I understand your configuration, you have: a. macbook, plus two external displays b. two thunderbolt ports, one for ethernet, one for display c. one hdmi port for the other display For the VGA display, you need a Mini DisplayPort-to-VGA adapter. And the HDMI display can be simply hooked to the HDMI port. Now, to display different desktops: Go ...


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I believe that your third option will be easiest to work with, since you have the mobility that you desire (i.e., 13" model), which can be connected to the 27" display when in the office. In particular, the system should be responsive when hooked to the external display, even with all the windows and applications that are running simultaneously. One thing ...


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Yes, it's possible to replace individual keys without replacing the keyboard. I recently replaces right SHIFT, right OPTION and several f1 - f12 keys on my 2011 13' MBP. SHIFT key was chipped on the bottom edge, which made it unaesthetic. OPTION fell off. I customized my fn keys with Karabiner, so the symbols on them no longer apply. Mechanically, the ...


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To me that looks like possible hardware problem (the GPU). You can try the Safe mode to see if the problem persist. Also you can try and log in as different user. You can reset the PRAM, and run the Apple Hardware test. Last not least you can reinstall the OS. All above will test for software problems. There is one hardware test you can do and it is to ...



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