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- Does anyone know if I can replace a Macbook logic board with a different speed one? I have a 2.1, but not many available at a...
- I bought a used MBP, Early 2008 Macbook Pro 15". A1226, that came with a French keyboard, and the backlight was intermittent....
- The card door on my Olympus E-510 DSLR has lost the two tabs that engage the catch that keep the door closed. Looking for inf...
- I followed these instructions to replace hard drive in an iBook G4 Late 2004. Upon finishing, I found a small, stray magnet a...
- Latch is not engaging when the cover is closed. Looked at the top cover procedure and it seems like overkill for fixing the l...
- I also have a Mac Pro 1,1. I replaced the dual 5160s with 5355s. I replaced the stock ATI video card with an ATI Radeon HD 4870, and have 6 SATA drives running. (2 are in the DVD drive bay) No power issues. For the firmware, see http://forum.netkas.org/index.php/topic,... (need to sign in to see the downloads) There is a "Mac Pro 2006-2007 Firmware Tool" available that will upgrade the firmware to show the correct processor name and type, and also recognize the Mac Pro as a Mac Pro 2,1.
- Fixed it. It turns out that the keyboard backlight connector is very position-sensitive. I went back in and reseated all the keyboard-related connectors (again!) and was finally able to get the backlight working again. Tim O
- The problem has to do with Microsoft's Silverlight plugin in Safari and Firefox on the Mac. Try this: In Firefox, disable the Silverlight plugin, then try to restart the movie. You'll be promted to install Silverlight. Download and install it, then restart Firefox and re-enable Silverlight plug-in. Then retry the movie. If it still fails in Firfox after this, try the movie in Safari. (I have not yet fied the Firefox side, but doing this VIA Firefox seems to fix Safari. )
- Found the answer. Apparently this magnet sits near the optical drive and acts as an activator for sleep function.
I have done this twice now - once to install a 80 gb 7200rpm drive which promptly failed... <sigh>. I disassembled it and added a 60 Gb ATA SSD, which seems to be working fine. Installing Leopard now.
The "two 3mm" screws are actually 4mm and the 4mm (orange) is the 3mm
When adding second drive, be sure that the power supply cables are secured out of the way to allow drive to be seated correctly. If cables are in the way, screw holes do not quite line up with antenna plate.