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random shut downs??? wtf???


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ok, i own a macbook pro. for the second time it has randomly shut down. the energy was in the red, 15-25%, and it randomly shut down. has happened twice.... after i DL'd the latest updated... anyone know whats going on?
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Seems like a case of the updates.

10.4.8 Released

Lots of people with problems since update.
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ok, i own a macbook pro. for the second time it has randomly shut down. the energy was in the red, 15-25%, and it randomly shut down. has happened twice.... after i DL'd the latest updated... anyone know whats going on?
Have you read these:

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304308

http://www.appledefects.com/?cat=19
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Did it start doing it immediately after the update or did it take a while? I just updated mine today and it's been working fine so far.
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That issue only affects the Macbook; this is the Macbook Pro. The only widespread issue that MBP has had (to my knowledge) is randomly shutting down due to a faulty battery. A recall was in place some time ago.

How old is the machine? It's probably worth calling AppleCare to see if there is any information on problems in this area.
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