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Answer to: help! wine on keyboard. crying!Replacing Only the Keyboard - It Works!!!: I had a friend who spilled both red and white wine on her MacBook Pro 13" mid-2012 Unibody (MBP) keyboard; at separate times. The final straw was the red wine she spilled on it in early December 2013. The MBP would boot up fine and was still working, although, the keyboard was inoperable. Temporary fix was to connect a wireless Apple keyboard via Bluetooth which worked out great until the problem could be solved permanently; on or about 1/8/2014. It would be apparent that the keyboard replacement or uppercase replacement at Apple would be a bloody fortune; approx $929.00. So, we went onto iFixit first to see if a keyboard would be purchased. No, it cannot, but you can purchase a complete uppercase for about $299.95; which is probably the better fix as you will see why. That was a bit rich for my friend. Permanent Fix: So, we found the right keyboard on eBay for $29.95. This was somewhat risky, however, it was delivered on time and once installed, worked very well. Th...
Answer to: Is There a Way to Increase The V-RAM Above 256MB'mayer' is fairly correct. When the using a mac with the GeForce 9400M GPU installed according to Apple: "The NVIDIA GeForce 9400M allocates a base amount of 256 MB for video and boot processes at startup. For example, a MacBook Air (Late 2008) with 2 GB of RAM installed has 1.7 GB of memory available to Mac OS X and applications (2048-256=1792). Mac mini (Early 2009) computers with 1GB of memory share 128MB of main memory with the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M." We have an A1283 (Mac Mini Early 2009) with 2GB of RAM installed. The video portion in the Graphics/Displays portion of System Profiler shows 256MB of VRAM allocated after startup. see "About integrated video on Intel-based Macs" at: About integrated video on Intel-based Macs