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The March 2015 update of Apple's 11" MacBook Air features fifth generation Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, resulting in slightly increased performance and battery life.

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Ghost 'repeat key' // Mouse selection inhibit // Odd behavior

I executed a factory restore on this Macbook Air and installed Big Sur, later to execute another format and install Catalina due to program compatibility and plan to gift this to a friend who just started a business so they may use until it becomes necessary to purchase new.

ISSUES — The problems I am having are shown in the videos below.

ATTEMPTED — These are processes I have attempted.

Any information or suggestions appreciated as the Genius Bar is 2-3 weeks booked due to the current state of the world.

Stay safe all!

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This sounds (looks like) a messed up Trackpad. Both the keyboard and trackpad analog inputs are converted into USB2 signals to then be carried to the main logic board from it. So either there is pressure from a worn battery pressing on it, or some liquid damage is messing it up.

Here’s the guide to get to it MacBook Air 11" Early 2015 Trackpad Replacement inspect the battery for swelling as well as the cables sitting under it as well as the trackpad its self for liquid damage. Here’s the needed part if you don’t see anything visibly MacBook Air 11" (Mid 2013-Early 2015) Trackpad

MacBook Air 11" (Mid 2013-Early 2015) Trackpad Image


MacBook Air 11" (Mid 2013-Early 2015) Trackpad


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