Why does my iBook intermittently suddenly shut off? (continued)So we replaced the old DC-in board, and it seemed to solve the sudden shut off when the computer is plugged in; however, the ...
Why does my iBook intermittently suddenly shut off?My iBook suddenly turns off without warning. It happens whether it's unplugged and running on a charged battery or if it's pl...
Answer to: testing faulty DC-IN boardI don't know how to test it afterwards, but my iBook showed several symptoms that indicated a faulty DC-IN board. Replacing this part fixed all of the issues I had with my iBook when it was plugged in, so if your iBook is showing any of these signs, you might be satisfied that your DC-IN board is indeed the issue. 1. Battery does not charge while computer is plugged in. 1a. When computer is plugged in and turned on, if battery is less than full, power status icon in menu bar shows as plugged-in (not charging) 2. Inconsistent light at end of adapter - the light primarily glowed yellow, sometimes orange and sometimes green. Under normal circumstances, this light glows orange when charging the battery, and green when battery is fully charged (or if computer is running with no battery installed) 3. If you remove the battery, and run the iBook exclusively from AC power, it randomly shuts off (not shut down) At this point, I took the leap and ordered a new DC-IN board. I did a visual comparison once I got the new p...
Answer to: Airport reception poor after hard drive replacement and adding RAMI had the same issue. I found this article from Apple, which showed me that I hadn't pushed in the antenna connection all the way. Hopefully it helps you.