Application quits Kernel Panic or other startup problems

If a specific application quits, reinstall the application. Verify that the application is compatible with Mac OS X 10.5 or later. 2. Use Disk Utility to repair permissions on the boot volume. Note For instructions, see Knowledge base article Testing and repairing disk permissions 3. Reset PRAM. Restart the computer, then hold down the Option-Command-P-R keys until you hear the startup sound at least one additional time after the initial startup sound. 4. Try to log in as a new user. 5. Run...

System powered test using Caps lock LED

Even when the system is off (e.g., no sleep light, no hard drive access, no fan and a dark screen), in rare casees the logic board may still be running, drawing power and generating heat. Warning In this situation, if the computer is placed in an enclosed environment like a carrying bag the computer can overheat. You can potentially verify this situation by pressing the Caps Lock key. If the LED glows, the power manager is actively running on the logic board. If pressing the Caps Lock key or...

Part Location

With the bezel spacers removed, use a black stick to loosen the outer edge of the bezel scoop and push it toward the display face. Repeat for the other bezel scoop. Replacement Note Before replacing the bezel scoops, make sure that the cables that are routed under the bezel scoops have no slack. Refer to the following images for the correct cable routing. Replacement Note On the underside of each bezel scoop, note that the three raised tabs match up with the three slots in the display hinge....

Blue screen appears a spinning disc cursor may also be visible Prohibitory Sign appears a Kernel Panic dialog box

Hold down the Power button for several seconds or press the Restart button. Veuille red marrer votre ordinateur. Maintenez la touche de d marrage enfonc e pendant plusieurs secondes ou bien appuye sur le bouton de r initialisation Sie m ssen Ihren Computer neu starten. Halten Sie dazu die Einschalttaste einige Sekunden gedruckt oder dr cken Sie die Neustart-Taste. 1. Make sure all external devices are disconnected. If the kernel panic goes away, troubleshoot...

Mac Book inch Late Display Exploded View

- Display Rear Housing 922-8287 922-8288 Black Display Bezel 922-8383 922-8384 Black Sleep Magnet 922-7399 Display Magnet 922-7404 Display Bezel 922-8383 922-8384 Black Bezel Scoop, Left 922-7777 922-7599 Black Bezel Scoop, Right 922-7778 922-7600 Black Shim at Bezel Scoop, Pkg. of 5 922-7674 LVDS Cable with USB Line 922-8282 AUO Chi Mei LG 922-8283 Samsung Shim at Bezel Scoop, Pkg. of 5 922-7674 Clutch Cover 922-7407 922-7596 Black

LCD Panel Screw Locations

Note Screw lengths are approximate and cover the full length of the screw, including the screw head. Screw size, location, and part number details are subject to change. To offer a needed correction, click the Contact Us link on Service Source Online. Legend Refer to the Screw Reference Chart for screw photos. 1 922-5910 screws 2 at camera bracket 2 922-7429 screws, bezel brace to display rear housing clutch cover 3 922-7590 screws, bezel brace to LCD panel 4 922-7620 screws, display hinges to...

Procedure

Caution When servicing the computer, be especially careful when working near the gold spring on the logic board, located above the AirPort Extreme Card. Although the spring is flexible, it can be inadvertently torn, bent, or broken if a cable gets caught on it. A logic board might be rendered unusable with a damaged spring. Check the structural integrity of the spring before completing a repair. 1. Disconnect the optical drive flex cable from the logic board. 1. Disconnect the optical drive...

Disc will not eject

Verify disc is not in use by quitting any applications that may be using the disc. 2. Verify drive slot is not blocked, bent, compressed or damaged. 3. Press and hold Media Eject key at top right corner of keyboard. If that does not work, hold down Function fn key then Media Eject key in sequence, then together simultaneously. 4. Drag disc icon to trash, or select it and press Command-E. 5. Choose Restart from Apple menu, then hold down trackpad button during startup. 6. Check the optical...

Trackpad works intermittently

Note When running Apple Hardware Test or Apple Service Diagnostic, the trackpad will respond with very small movements of the cursor. This behavior is normal. The trackpad operation can be affected by hand lotion, humidity, dangling jewelry, magnets, and the use of more than one finger on the trackpad. 1. Check for environmental factors such as humidity, hand lotion, or jewelry. 2. Clean the trackpad surface with the computer off using a clean, dry, lint-free cloth. For more information, see...

Removing and Replacing the Space

Spacebar Stabilizer Spring

If a rectangular-shaped key needs to be removed for example, if a key is sticking when pressed , always pry it up from the left side either the upper or lower left corner. 2. Because adhesive is used under the top case, closely inspect the case for any adhesive that may have built up under the keycap. Lift away any built-up adhesive using fine-point tweezers. 3. Test the operation of the scissor mechanism by using a black stick to carefully raise and lower the mechanism. If it is installed...

Product Configurations

Although the MacBook models included in this manual offer different configurations, the MacBook 13-inch Early 2008 and the MacBook 13-inch Late 2007 model are functionally and physically the same except where noted. The following table shows the MacBook 13-inch Early 2008 model configurations at introduction 13.3-inch, 1280x800, 114 dpi, Low Reflection Glossy Polarizer The following table shows the MacBook 13-inch Late 2007 model configurations at introduction The following table shows the...

JIS Keyboard Layout

Sunrex Keyboard

Like the Darfon keyboard, the Sunrex keyboard is integrated in the top case and cannot be removed from the top case. The Sunrex keyboard comes in three versions ANSI, ISO, and JIS. The method for removing the keycap depends on the shape and type of key. For example square keycaps are generally removed from the upper right corner, as shown. The Space bar key is removed from the upper left corner. The Space bar key is removed from the upper left corner. The horizontal vertical placement of the...

Top Case Screw Locations

Note Screw lengths are approximate and cover the full length of the screw, including the screw head. Screw size, location, and part number details are subject to change. To offer a needed correction, click the Contact Us link on Service Source Online. bottom case, rear 922-7423 white 922-7628 black 2 battery bay, inner left amp center 922-7666 2 top case, inner rear 922-7419 white 922-7626 black 2 bottom case, center 922-7422 white 922-7627 black 1 battery bay, inner right 922-7667 1 ru, il h...

PowerOn Self Test POST Error Codes

The computer automatically performs a power-on self test when it is turned on after being fully shut down not a restart . This section describes what to do if you hear beeps during startup. When this occurs, the sleep LED will stay on, occasionally flashing. This computer relies on a combination of tones and blinking sleep LEDs to display power-on self test POST error codes. If the computer detects no SDRAM Synchronous Dynamic Random Access Memory also referred to as RAM , or the RAM installed...

Removing a Stuck Memory Card

If a lever becomes inoperable and does not eject a memory card, you must remove the top case to access the stuck memory card. Follow this procedure only if the memory card is stuck and cannot be ejected by using the lever. 1. Follow the Top Case procedure in this chapter to remove the top case. 2. Notice the eject bars on each side of the memory card carrier. Use a black stick to push and slide the eject bar down the side of the carrier. 3. Repeat step 2 on the other side of the memory card...

Power but no video computer begins to start up fan and hard drive spins Caps Lock key lights up when pressed but there

An image may be barely present on the screen, but with no backlight clearly illuminating the image. In this case, the system is working properly except for the backlight. Refer to No display or dim display troubleshooting symptom to resolve this issue. 1. Reseat memory cards. Try known-good memory. If you or the customer do not fully seat the memory, the computer will not start up. See Knowledge Base articles 303083, Intel-based Mac Power On Self Test RAM...

Mac Book inch Early Display Exploded View

Macbook Apple Exploded View

Display Rear Housing 922-8563 922-8564 Black Display Bezel 922-8383 922-8384 Black Sleep Magnet 922-7399 Display Magnet 922-7404 Shim at Bezel Scoop, Pkg. of 5 922-7674 Display Rear Housing 922-8563 922-8564 Black Display Bezel 922-8383 922-8384 Black Bezel Scoop, Left 922-7777 922-7599 Black Bezel Scoop, Right 922-7778 922-7600 Black - LVDS Cable with USB Line 922-8282 AUO Chi Mei LG 922-8283 Samsung Shim at Bezel Scoop, Pkg. of 5 922-7674

JST Connectors

Most of the cable connectors on the logic board use a JST design that requires special vertical insertion and extraction. Refer to the brief movie in the sidebar for a visual demonstration. Note To view the movie, make sure the manual is opened in Acrobat. Caution To prevent damage to the connectors, remove and install them from a completely level position. To disconnect them, use a black stick and your finger to help support the cables and keep the connectors level. To connect the cables and...

Unit unusually hot

This computer runs hotter than previous models. However, the normal operating temperature is well within national and international safety standards. Nevertheless, customers may be concerned about the generated heat. To prevent an unneeded repair, you can compare a customer's computer to a running model, if available, at your repair site. 1. Verify that the customer uses the computer while it is placed on a flat, hard surface. 2. Verify that the computer is hotter than expected for normal...

Disc icon does not show up on desktop does not mount or a dialog box appears to initialize disc when inserting a

Verify disc is a standard 12-cm circular disc, is not warped, and is facing right side down. 2. Use the Software Update system preference pane to check for updated firmware. 3. Try cleaning the disc. It may not mount if dirty or scratched. 4. Verify media is positioned correctly data side down. 5. Try a different, known-good disc. 6. Listen to verify that the disc spins. 8. Verify the logic board connection by trying a known-good optical drive and disc. 9. Replace optical drive cable.

Poor Air Port reception

Refer to Knowledge Base article 88258 Optimizing AirPort reception in portable computers' 1. Use Software Update in System Preferences or see the Apple Software Updates web page to make sure the latest version of AirPort Extreme software is installed. 2. Check for other changes in the environment that may cause interference with the AirPort signal. For more information, consult Knowledge Base article 58543 AirPort Potential sources of interference. 3. Reseat the AirPort Extreme card in its...

System shuts down intermittently

Check for any firmware updates and make sure Mac OS X is up to date. 2. Disconnect all external peripherals. 3. Consult system.log for possible shutdown error codes using Console in Utilities folder . Potential Indication, Issue and or Fix Normal behavior power button was pressed for more than four seconds to force shutdown. 1 reseat thermistor cable at heatsink 1 battery temperature exceeded swap battery for known-good battery Test thermistor cable at heatsink for improper seating or...

Xserve Hd Screw Rubber

Snubbers Paper

Caution The two hard drive snubbers are held in place on the bottom case frame with adhesive. When replacing the snubber s , avoid touching the optical drive or the hard drive connector. 1. Use a fine-point permanent marker to lightly mark the inside of the bottom case frame where the snubber begins and ends. 2. Starting at the end of the snubber that is farthest from the hard drive connector, use a black stick to peel off the snubber. 3. If necessary, use a needlenose pliers or tweezers to...

Battery not recognized does not charge or does not reach capacity

Plug in the power cord for five minutes to revive a drained battery. Refer to Knowledge Base article 304301 MacBook and MacBook Pro Battery not recognized after being fully drained. 2. To properly evaluate the battery, follow the steps in Knowledge Base article 500644 Portable Computer Battery Screening Process. 3. If the computer is on Mac OS X 10.4.8 or later, check to see if the latest Battery Update has been installed. Do not replace a battery unless Battery Update 1.2 or later has been...

System shuts down almost immediately after startup

Disconnect all external peripherals. 2. Make sure a known-good battery is fully inserted. Check battery charge and make sure that at least two LED charge indicators light up otherwise connect the adapter. The adapter LED should light when plugged in. If not, consult the MagSafe power adapter symptom for further troubleshooting. 3. After charging for a while, if the battery does not seem to charge, or if it is charged up but quickly discharges, replace the battery. Verify with a known-good...

Checking the Thermal Grease

Apple Powerbook 1400cs 133 Parts

Warning Whenever the heatsink is separated from the logic board even if you are installing the same heatsink or board , the thermal grease must be checked and possibly replaced. Failure to do so can cause the computer to overheat and be damaged. 1. Caution This step is required when the heatsink and logic board are removed to replace a later part such as the bottom case and the same heatsink and logic board will be reinstalled in the computer. Use a black stick to remove as much thermal grease...

Mag Safe power adapter LED does not turn on

Confirm the power adapter is connected to a known-good outlet. 2. Try replacing the AC plug or AC power cord. If the adapter works, replace the plug or cord. 3. Check the pins in the power adapter's DC plug for pins that are stuck down. 4. If pins are stuck down, try cleaning the contacts. Note Debris removal should be done with a soft, non-electrostatic generating non-plastic bristle brush. A tool such as a cotton swab may introduce foreign material that will cause the pins to seize up. If...