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Original Parts Are Better

Raphae Halim -

MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011

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MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011 Upper Case Replacement

4 hours


My Problem

The keyboard was faulty and Apple said it would need to change the entire upper case. So I thought I would do it myself as I love opening up and experimenting with stuff anyway :-)

My Fix

With the help of "http://www.insidemylaptop.com/how-to-rep..., it was a breeze. :-)

My Advice

When buying spares online make sure the seller is reputed and has got genuine comments and reviews not just some planted stuff. I had to order the keyboard twice. Apple's original parts are of way much better quality. But not available independently so choose good quality spare parts. I fixed up the entire laptop only to find the backlight was awful. So I opened up everything again to put back the old backlight. I had no option but to use the "new" keyboard. However the old one feels much much better... IMHO!

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