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Hey all,

the power key is broken on my macbook. is there anyway to turn it on without using the power key? this problem has happened to me before and i had to get a new key pad however Im in the middle of the andes at the moment so have no way of getting it repaired.

does anyone have any ideas????
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"this problem happened to me before" tells me something is up with the way you turn off your Mac! Stop using the icepick!

The only option I can offer you is in energy saver -- you can pre-set the Mac to come on at a certain time (and shut it off at a certain time as well). HTH!
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