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One method I use on all my power adaptors is to loop the cable and secure it with a piece of Velcro. I will generally either keep folding the cable in half until it is a bit longer than fist size, or just loop it back and forth in a ā€œSā€ pattern that is about fist size. I do NOT loop it in a circle. I find these methods keep the cord safe and tangle free, ...


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One solution, if you can afford it, is to purchase another adapter and leave it at work. That's what I did after replacing one. Saves weight and bulk in the book bag, too! Another idea is a plastic or metal case of just the right size to hold the adaptor without bending the cabling. Reinforcing the ends with white gaffer's tape is also a solution. If you ...


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I was trying using a bobby-pin, paper clip, small pieces of paper, my nail for about 20-30 minutes, getting very frustrated at this point... finally I thought of tweezers! Got it out first try


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This is a bug in apple diagnostics. Your battery has to be fully charged (green magsafe led) when running the test to prevent that error. The error appears only in the ONLINE version 1.0.10r2. The original OFFLINE version 1.0 that came with your MBP is working correctly. Don't worry about the adapter it's normal that it heats up, nothing is wrong with ...


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Here's the solution I used to clean out metal fragments in my connector socket: Use Blu-Tack or Sticky Tack! This cleans out the connector socket almost immediately and it took less than a penny's worth of tack! Just roll it around in the connector and it'll work fine :)


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Once I got small pieces of iron stuck in the port - none of the magnets we had were stronger than the one in the port. We couldn't flick them out with a clean paintbrush and the hole was too small to put fingernails in. We ended up getting it out with blue tack!



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