Thread: iSight & hinge issues!
01-03-2010, 03:31 PM #1
iSight & hinge issues!
- Member Since
- Jan 03, 2010
Im a newbie! And I got some issues with my Black Macbook that i am sure you all can help me with.
1.) the isight says that its not connected or something like that. When I open up iChat it wont work.
2.) the Hinge is totally not working at all. I dont know if you have any suggestions that would help with this issue.
If you guys need more info I can provide them.
01-03-2010, 04:16 PM #2
1. Does the iSight work when you bring up Photo Booth?
2. What do you mean when you say "the hinge is totally not working?" Please describe the situation.
01-03-2010, 04:54 PM #3
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- May 19, 2009
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- 21" iMac 2.9Ghz 16GB RAM & 13"MBP 2.9Ghz i7 8GB RAM 10.10.3, iPhone5 & iPad Air 2 iOS 8.3, ATV3
I was helping a member the other day with this problem and couldnt find a soulution... I sent him to Apples iSight troubleshooting page and he found a solution, but didnt post anything back apart from trying it in other apps. So have a look at the page and see what you come up with
And like Vegas ...... Explain "hinge not working " please
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01-04-2010, 10:30 AM #4
If it's not a unibody (which I'm pretty sure it isn't, as last time I checked, they didn't come in black ) and you don't mind cracking open the case (probably not recommended if it's still under warranty), you can tighten up the hinges and check the cable connections. I think some of the old-ish MBs have some issues with cables around the hinge. On my old white MB, the backlight power got frayed, and I was able to open up the case and replace it.
I'm not sure exactly what the nature of your problem is without a little bit more info, but I'd give that a shot if you're feeling up to it. ifixit.com has good videos for that sort of thing.
Best of luck.Just a stupid kid with a computer, so take my advice with a grain of salt if that makes a difference to you.
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