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Just did this (7/2015,) and it's a three-step process. Step 1: Using fingernail, and going slow, peel sticker off laptop Step 2: Using a wet paper towel and a thumbnail sized drop of soap, clean laptop surface Step 3: ... actually I guess it's just two steps. Worked great! No damage, good as new.


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It doesn't have the alternate "upper" characters of the number keys, i.e. the pound sign.


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The recommended storage temperature for most batteries is 15°C (59°F); the extreme allowable temperature is –40°C to 50°C (–40°C to 122°F) for most chemistries. While lead acid must always be kept at full-charge during storage, nickel- and lithium-based chemistries should be stored at around a 40 percent state-of-charge (SoC). This minimizes age-related ...


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That is a tough one. the Mac sees that there is a display there and even has it's resolution and other specs. So the OS sees and enumerates it, yet only the back light is on. That may indicate that there is an issue with the replacement display, or that something was damaged or not installed correctly (crossed, damaged wire/conductor/connector). You are ...


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I have been using the Apple Bluetooth keyboard for ~ 5 years, and I am pretty happy with it. It is pretty sturdy and even after such long time and ~8 hrs daily usage, I wouldn't notice any significant sign of wear. One advantage is that it is the same keyboard layout as on the MacBooks, which may be more convenient when switching back and forth between the ...


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I've looked at a few of the guides at iFixit.com for the MacBook Air: https://www.ifixit.com/Device/MacBook_Air Assuming your handy with tools and the MacBook isn't under warranty, you should be able to open it up see what's going on. Otherwise, take it to the nearest apple authorized repair facility. You'll need a pentalobe (5 point) screwdriver to ...


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Open up the terminal and type man getloadaverage To quote the man page: The getloadavg() function returns the number of processes in the system run queue averaged over various periods of time. Up to nelem samples are retrieved and assigned to successive elements of loadavg[]. The system imposes a maximum of 3 samples, representing averages ...


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At the risk of sounding obvious, something inside broke. If you are the handy type and have the tools you could open it up following the directions for your model on iFixit.com or take it to an Apple store (or other Apple dealer who does repairs) and see what they say. Also do not power on a laptop with something rattling around in it after you dropped it. ...


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No, it does not. Out-of-warranty service is provided for phones which have not suffered what is defined as "catastrophic damage" and additional fees on top of the OOW service fee may be charged up to the replacement value of the product. Please review Section 3 of the ERS/OOW Terms page: Source Note that in this response, I am not qualifying your repair ...


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I have heard that all USB/PS2 adapters are not created equal. Some work some don't. But you would probably cost yourself more time and effort getting a working adapter than just buying a cheap PC USB keyboard. I use PC USB keyboards on Macs all the time and they work a treat. I can get a used (Dell) USB keyboard locally for about twelve bucks. As cheap as ...


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As a general rule given the low cost of having Apple replace the battery I would normally recommend this, it's then a official product with warranty. However as you've already got the part and opened the phone this is too late.. It looks like the cover you are trying to remove is the one over the battery connector, this is what prevents your battery from ...


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The glass sits in the plastic guide underneath, you should focus on lifting the plastic guide first. Once propped slightly up, focus on the sides of the guide because there are metal clips connecting to the enclosure of the device. If too much pressure is applied, the plastic will break! In other words, #2 should be your focal point.


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The reason is an antennae for the phone, since having a smooth iPhone would cause horrible and impossible coverage(quite literally). Since the iPhone has a lot of bands to cover as many network as possible, the "split" the metal back, and many of the strips on the device caused by this are the antenna.


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Those are for the phones antennae (theres one towards the bottom of the phone as well). The anodised aluminium causes really bad signal attenuation, hence the plastic-like strips are necessary to create a break in the metal shell. I decided to delve a bit further and found that Apple is trying to get rid of them.


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As someone who has built a Hackintosh (a computer that is made of standard, off the shelf PC components, but runs Mac OS), I can confirm that Apple's laptops use a PS2 interface. Among the many .kext files that the custom boot loader can install are PS2 drivers. These allow the use of PS2 keyboards and mice with Mac OS, but are derived from .kexts that are ...


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First of all, as you already mentioned, the firmware can be updated on a mac, too. So you do not need windows for that. Here is a Manual. It does not mention 840 EVO, but it should be fine. (Maybe EVO isn't mentioned just because the EVO update came out 30 days later than the non-EVO update and the manual wasn't updated after that?) Secondly, not the cells ...


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Officially your Model only supports up to maximum of 8 GB RAM. So you are at maximum already. http://www.everymac.com/systems/apple/macbook_pro/specs/macbook-pro-core-i5-2.4-aluminum-15-mid-2010-unibody-specs.html Your alternative is to upgrade from Hard Drive to SSD, that would speed things up.


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Had this same issue due to exposure to water. Dried out the device as best as i could. Sound would still not work, expect for ringer. I powered off the device, sprayed the docking connector with electrical contact cleaner, then took a piece of a business card with a small piece of paper towel over it and cleaned the docking connector. After that, my ...


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Your battery life is based on cycles, not so much what you use them for. Your battery has no idea if you are streaming music from your favorite service or your are crunching numbers to calculate pi to the nth digit or just surfing Stackexchange. The more draw you put on it, the more it is going to discharge requiring you to plug it back in to recharge it. ...


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Surgery.... ....pull out the hard drive, install it into an enclosure (a USB External hard drive enclosure) and simply plug it in as an external hard drive for another Mac without losing everything on the hard drive? How to remove it: https://www.ifixit.com/Guide/MacBook+Pro+13-Inch+Unibody+Mid+2010+Hard+Drive+Replacement/4305


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Same tragedy happens with me as well , one month ago, my iPhone 4S absolutely broke and I was not able to access it again, fortunately My elder bro had another iphone that was just swapped out with the motherboard. As per my knowledge the Buttons only work for a short time I easily replaced it.


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A short circuit will often damage other components, in this case, the graphics controller, possibly some power smoothing circuitry, resistors in-line with the shorted component would have most likely been damaged etc. In short, the logic board would need to be replaced, along with the connector/LCD. It's very, very unlikely that the board would be okay ...


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The only thing that I can think of is using Assistive Touch, which allows you to lock your device without ever actually touching the lock button. Other than that, I would say just get the button replaced or buy a new phone - sorry!


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I found some software that might let you put your iPad into recovery mode: (Source: [Apple Support Communities thread])1 RecBoot TinyUmbrella


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Power PC has its unique set of instruction in which overall is labeled RISC architecture and the way it performs its program goes way faster than that used on PC. About software there isn't difference except the way it was coded or compiled. For example Windows NT 3.51 was developed for PowerPC. PC most used processor are labeled CISC architecture which ...


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Sticky label remover (UK), it reactivates the glue so you can peel off the stickers and reuse them (i.e. It makes dried glue sticky again) it comes in a spray can with a 90 degree pointy nozzle.


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I have to tell you, I thought I was doomed. I tried all the above answers and my Mickey & Minnie Mouse sticker seemed to be engrave into my lid Minnie's dots from her dress and all. This MacBook Air was in pristine condition with the exception of the stickers. This item was already "sold" to a buyer I started to panic. Then I looked in my cleaning ...


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See edit1: This issue may happen on a faulty battery. My macbook complained for a long time to change the battery, it was almost death, but I tried to get the most of it. After one year, maybe longer, I got the same behavior as explained in the main question. I tried all kind of startup keys and at first I thought that was the solution because after trying ...



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