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Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-05-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,567
Posted By sjkeach
I ordered the tools and should have it done this...

I ordered the tools and should have it done this weekend so we will see. If not then looks like im forking out $900 for a nice logic board.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,567
Posted By sjkeach
Do you suggest using damp cotton swabs/balls and...

Do you suggest using damp cotton swabs/balls and alcohol to clean the residue off...and that being said there is a chance that with the residue gone it will stop crashing? It only crashes during...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,567
Posted By sjkeach
Mystery Residue on logic board...source of my problems?

I posted here a few days ago about a RAM upgrade to stop crashes. Well after upgrading, which made my system very fast (still prone to crashing), I noticed residue on some parts of my logic board and...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-02-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By sjkeach
I did this the day I bought my Macbook Pro in...

I did this the day I bought my Macbook Pro in April 2010...it's matte, so it's a little less smooth than the stock trackpad, but works awesome and the keyboard cover you can take off and clean...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 03-01-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By sjkeach
Should I just bring into Apple Care again? They...

Should I just bring into Apple Care again? They already checked everything and said it was fine. I'm seriously suspecting a logic board failure or some sort, but that's some major money.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-29-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By sjkeach
I do get some instability running just the MBP...

I do get some instability running just the MBP screen. I ran all the automated tests. Everything seems fine, I'm not sure what I'm looking for though.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-29-2012, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,148
Posted By sjkeach
RAM Upgrade - Will it alleviate these problems?

Originally I attributed my constant crashing to a Nvidia GPU failure. However, I don't think this is the case. I currently output to a 24in Dell Monitor Ultrasharp running 1920*1200. I checked and my...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-23-2012, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By sjkeach
I apologize for the double post but I was...

I apologize for the double post but I was wondering if anyone has had any luck with Apple Genius Bar without AppleCare protection. As a college student who requires their $2000 Macbook Pro to...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-22-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By sjkeach
Unfortunately I am not. I'll try that, it is an...

Unfortunately I am not. I'll try that, it is an older machine but I expected it to function for at least three or four years.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 02-22-2012, 02:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,056
Posted By sjkeach
Nvidia Malfunction

I have a mid-2010 Macbook Pro 15 inch i7. All was well until about September of 2011 when OSX Lion started crashing due to "Windows Server" almost ten times a day.I brought it to the genius bar and...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-12-2011, 06:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By sjkeach
UPDATE Just downgraded to Snow Leopard....

UPDATE

Just downgraded to Snow Leopard. Absolutely no problems. Lion is massively flawed, will be giving Apple a piece of my mind. No way to treat their customers, Stevie Job's wouldn't let this...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-12-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By sjkeach
I just have a hard time believing that test...

I just have a hard time believing that test wouldn't detect any damage to the hardware. I watched him perform the test and everything checked out. After replacing the battery he further confirmed the...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2011, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By sjkeach
Yes I have performed all of those steps. The...

Yes I have performed all of those steps. The Genius Bar told me my hardware was 100% in working order and it was definitely a software issue so I wiped the hard drive. Ran disk utility from Recovery...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By sjkeach
I no longer have those disks. But I'll borrow a...

I no longer have those disks. But I'll borrow a friends or pirate bay that stuff.
Hopefully they get this figured out soon, I have a lot of respect for the company and am a loyal consumer of...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2011, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By sjkeach
No it did not. It constantly crashed. It appears...

No it did not. It constantly crashed. It appears that the crashing occurs when the Nvidia card switches on. I looked for drivers on the Nvidia website and discovered that Nvidia does not yet support...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By sjkeach
2010 Macbook Pro i7. -Never changed any...

2010 Macbook Pro i7.
-Never changed any hardware.
-Updated from Snow Leopard right when Lion released
-Battery failed this week as well as crashing problem and I brought to apple, replaced battery...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 10-11-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,664
Posted By sjkeach
Brand New Lion Install Crashing 15-20 times per day

Brand new lion install, only firefox installed. "Windowserver" appears to be offender.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-02-2011, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By sjkeach
Again, another negative on that one! :(

Again, another negative on that one! :(
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-02-2011, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By sjkeach
I have never altered any hardware inside the...

I have never altered any hardware inside the laptop.
Forum: Apple Notebooks 10-02-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 683
Posted By sjkeach
Constant Restarts, Battery Failure

I got Lion on the release day. Everything worked very well for the first couple weeks with minor hiccups in recent months. In the past month or so however my 2010 Macbook Pro has been constantly...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-31-2011, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,873
Posted By sjkeach
OSX Lion graphics driver fix for 2010 Macbook Pro?

OS X Lion Ships With Faulty NVidia Drivers - Slashdot (http://apple.slashdot.org/story/11/08/04/2118220/OS-X-Lion-Ships-With-Faulty-NVidia-Drivers)

I am now positive this is the issue that is...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-30-2011, 09:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,275
Posted By sjkeach
I have removed all traces of logitech software....

I have removed all traces of logitech software. However it still crashes and I get this report which looks different than the original...Something tells me it has to do with the graphics driver not...
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-30-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,275
Posted By sjkeach
I removed the drivers...hopefully Logitech...

I removed the drivers...hopefully Logitech updates it since I threw down $80 on their webcam. I still experience the occasional crash...its down to about twice daily though. Any further ideas?
Forum: OS X - Operating System 08-29-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,275
Posted By sjkeach
Severe and Frequent Crashing

Multiple times daily my 2010 Macbook Pro crashes. I have OSX Lion installed and will include the crash report if anyone can decipher it. I recently purchased a Logitech webcam that said was...
Forum: Other Hardware and Peripherals 10-07-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,668
Posted By sjkeach
My apologies, I didn't know what forum it...

My apologies, I didn't know what forum it belonged in.
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