Fans louder after thermal paste job, despite a lower temp.I just replaced the thermal compound of my old MacBook Pro (high quality grease, the old one was dry as dirt). Before...
Answer to "10.6.3 Update Has Lead to Backlight Issue"Here are some potential solutions. This post is the first Google result for "10.6.3 backlight". It is a common sofware problem, and the accepted answer is not correct. Actually, until moments ago, it was still not working in 10.6.8 on my 2006 Macbook Pro (I set it to hibernate when I close the lid). The following worked for me: Open Terminal.app (found in Applications/Utilities), and type sudo pmset -a lidwake 0 then hit <return>. Another person reported this to work: 1. Delete com.apple.PowerManagement.plist from this location: /Library/Preferences/SystemConfiguration/com.apple.PowerManagement.plist 2. Shut down the computer and do an SMC reset: I found these solution on the Apple forums.