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Damn it! Perhaps, the hardware issue affects a software problem only on Mac OS X. Cargando... johnmonk66 159.189 visualizaciones 9:19 Powerbook 15" Repair - Removing the Display - Duración: 5:21.

If your laptop comes back from sleep, then you'll need to use the sticky note solution mentioned above. After months of using a workaround like the one described here, it stopped working last week. Register Help Remember Me? I doubt I will ever switch to Windows, though when one of my Apple products has a particularly frustrating issue, I do think about threatening to switch, but that’s as far

Again, many thanks Reply With Quote 09-27-2007,07:43 AM #4 dtravis7 View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Jan 04, 2005 Location Modesto, Ca. Oh, and thanks for the advice! This is my second keyboard, the first one was replaced under the one-year-limited-warranty thing.

just wow. but alas.. I can't post videos on youtube without a keyboard or trackpad :P. 7 Jason Robb Dec 5, 2008 at 4:39 pm @ Adam, I'm ecstatic that I saved you from waiting I rolled up a sticky note and placed it on top of the cable.

Don't worry, your files will be safe, and you won't lose everything. Any advice for me? At a time when it's convenient for you, may I suggest trying again and using something to hold the shift key down for you, and leaving it for awhile (it shouldn't Source It has been totally unresponsive for a month now.

Did the trackpad work right up until you did the reinstall? He then returned later that day saying ‘what exactly was wrong with your laptop?' - the keyboard and trackpad now work fine without the paper. Try restarting the machine while holding down the shift key until the desktop appears. If it turns out to be a software problem, then here are instructions for the "Archive and Install" feature you want to use.

If it is, I'd think you're looking at a loose connecter on the MLB.

Let me know whether or not the nonworking keys are highlighting as you type. We'll get this figured out. I MUST have a laptop, because I like the portability.

I don't know if this would help, but have you tried booting in safe mode or running an Apple Hardware Test? this content Namely, taps (single or double) not always recognized, and sometimes it won't come out of sleep mode by simply tapping on the trackpad. During the times when I got them to finally work, I'd notice HardwareGrowler report that the "Apple Internal Keyboard has disconnected" then "connected" in rapid succession. I've reset the PMU, and cleaned the port with alcohol solution.

After booting into Safe Mode, everything came back to normal. Shawn is online now Using Mac PowerBook G4 17 OSX 10.4.11 - Keyboard is not responding. Many applications are self-contained and can be copied to a backup with no problem. weblink So you can't interchange them.

Convenient, huh? “But wait a minute” you might say, “doesn’t Apple risk losing us to the world of Windows?” Hardly. You are being soooooo patient, I really appreciate your help and promise I will pay you a bonus when we get this resolved! Arma Sum 81.107 visualizaciones 5:31 Trash-Picked Macintosh PowerBook G4!!! - Duración: 20:01.

One model of 2005 PowerBook G4 has emerged as the most susceptible to these issues based on a number of reader reports: The 1.67 GHz PowerBook G4 17".

homestarmy Diamond Member Joined: Apr 16, 2004 Messages: 3,528 Likes Received: 0 My coworker at my internship here has a PowerBook G4 (one of the tiny ones, 12") and she wants Before this MBP, I had a PB Alu G4: mobo replaced twice and got broken a third time, display to be replaced once. Before going the route of system disks, let's try some more possible software solutions from Apple: 1) Make sure that num lock is OFF (not lighted) 2) Go to Apple Menu->System HelloCustomer I'm going to try and help diagnose the problem.

Ask Shawn Your Own Question Shawn, Computer Engineer Category: Mac Satisfied Customers: 275 Experience: 15 years of Mac software and hardware troubleshooting experience, 10 years of programming experience 13058298 Type Your Any help? Thank you! 69 James May 7, 2009 at 2:53 pm Just wanna say THANKS A LOTTTTTTT, had a lot of trouble with this thing. check over here so i bought the extended warranty.. $249..

The "Genius" there told me the circuit board under the track pad was bad, necessitating replacement of the entire top case. I noticed that when I was having the problem I could apply pressure to the portion of the top-case just between the trackpad and the keyboard and this would get the I said this is something I would expect from a PC not a $2000+ mac. Are you guys having this problem as well, or is it like a total keyboard failure? 118 Daxon Dec 19, 2009 at 3:56 pm Amazing!

Thanks, Margo Expert: Shawn replied8 years ago. Good riddance. 29 Garrett Jan 25, 2009 at 4:15 pm Thanks so much for posting this! I have seen way too many issues like this not to believe they are designed to happen. I found your site using google, just try ‘macbook pro keyboard trackpad' and you will get nothing but hits on defective/unresponsive trackpads and keyboards.

For information, I find that in the logs: 07/09/09 12:23:47 kernel USBF: 51.976 [0x2795900] The IOUSBFamily is having trouble enumerating a USB device that has been plugged in. I find I have to constantly reposition my finger, compared to my 12" 1GHz machine where trackpad use is basically transparent for me at this point. Seems Leopard is not as good as Apple claims. I was pushing on the top case to solve it but this fix s easy quick and works great! 109 Seamus Oct 25, 2009 at 7:24 am It was with huge

View the answer I have this problem too Subscribed to new answers Is this a good question? I solved by packing some business cards under the battery which comes in extra handy since I tend to forget to take them with me :) 77 Narbeh May 29, 2009 Thanks for hanging in through the lengthy debug, and for using JustAnswer! Anyways, I reinstalled OSX tiger on my MAC ibook g4 and my trackpad doesn't work at all.

Any thoughts? 25 Jason Robb Jan 19, 2009 at 11:01 am Very quite noteworthy! I usually leave my MBP on and charge it frequently. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.