MacBook Pro :: Setting Keyboard Sensitivity - Lack Of Response

Nov 7, 2010

I had a look today at various models of the MBP, I must say I like everything about them except the keyboard, to touch type on it, it feels very cheap, very "lack of response". I am a fast touch typist, and I am used to bashing out 60+ wpm, however I found on all the models I tired, 13,15 and 17 the keyboard is all much of a much. I found typing fast that characters don't appear on the screen.

I assume somewhere in the options there are settings to change the keyboard sensitivity? That's really the only thing putting me off buying one, well apart from also deciding what screen size to get. Portability vs. Screen Size. I wish Apple offered an i7 version of the 13" MBP, that would make the choice easy.

View 5 Replies


MacBook Pro :: Can Adjust The Keyboard Backlight Sensitivity

Aug 23, 2009

Just got a new MBP 15" AG this week and was wondering if you can adjust the sensitivity of the keyboard backlight. It seems to come on even in a fairly well lit room and I mainly only need it in a completely dark room. So I find myself hitting the backlight keys to turn it off and then whenever it wakes from sleep goes back to full bright. Didn't find anything in the keyboard preferences and found a program called Lab Tick which will take care of the level on wake.

View 5 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Liquid Indicators Sensitivity - Would Washing The Keyboard Do It

Apr 27, 2010

I'm considering buying a new MBP, and I'm wondering about the chances that washing the keyboard with a little bit of water on a cloth would trip the LSIs. Is there a "safer" way to get rid of dust and the like?

View 13 Replies View Related

MacBook :: Lack Of Cyrillic Characters On Keyboard?

Dec 6, 2010

My other half wants to do some web research on her mum's Belarus background but is being hampered by the lack of Cyrillic characters on her MacBook. I've found a website which sells Cyrillic keyboards that connect via USB. Does anyone know if connecting one of these to the MacBook would work? Would she have to make any other mods?

View 2 Replies View Related

MacBook Air :: Lack Of Backlit Keyboard - Keys Dark Gray

Dec 27, 2010

I love my 11.6" Air but the lack of a backlit keyboard is killing me. And why on earth are the freaking letters on the keys dark grey? If Apple released a new Air next month with an i3 or i5 ULV or Sandy Bridge ULV and a backlit keyboard I would feel compelled upgrade even at ridiculous cost to myself. Is there a real reason why there are no backlit keys on the Air? Is Apple just forcing me to upgrade to the next model when released?

Just not sure how it went down. They are in a clean room. Looking at the Air. Seems like someone would have said, "thing would really benefit with a backlit kayboard" and that somebody else would have said "yeah, we are Apple, leaders in design" and then Jobs would chime in, "Damn straight. Make it so." Where did it breakdown?

View 24 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Keyboard And Trackpad Have No Response Sometime?

Jun 22, 2012

My keyboard and trackpad have no response sometime in cold environment like winter. So I have to hold down the power button to shut the macbook. When restarted, everything will be fine. In winter if i leave the  macbook sleep over a night , when i use it the next day this problem must appear.But in summer ,it never happens. And i also find when keyboard and trackpad have no response, the usb mouse can still work. So it is not a crash.

My laptop is macbook pro (373) 15' 2010 mid.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

View 7 Replies View Related

OS X :: Reasons For Keyboard And Trackpad No Response?

Mar 25, 2009

I was just chatting with a friend on iChat and my keyboard and trackpad became completely unresponsive. I had sent a message to him, then went to reply to his response and there was just nothing there as far as input was concerned, both were completely unresponsive.

The only other running apps at the time were and FontExplorer X Pro (which is always open for me, much like finder). Anyone have any notions why something like this would happen. In 6 years of Mac portable use (powerbooks and Macbook Pros), I've never had this happen to me. I had to hold the power button for 5 seconds to shut the computer down.

View 1 Replies View Related

Intel Mac : My Mouse Moves But No Response From My Keyboard

May 3, 2012

Frozen desktop,My mouse moves but no response from my keyboard


View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Keyboard Backlight Abnormally Dim When Set On Max Setting

Mar 29, 2012

I have been scanning through the forum looking for a solution, but have yet to find one that works:

Here is the situation:Macbook pro early 2011, lastest update of lion, My keyboard backlight is abnormally dim when set on the max setting. When comparing my current illumination to a properly working keyboard, which i had just a few days ago, the current brightness would be about a level two - three on the illumination scale.

The associated SMC functions appear to be working properly, besides the keyboard illumination.

Oddly: The light momentarily starting working yesterday and went back to full brightness for about an hour, then regressed backed to the problem of being abnormally dim.

What I have done to troubleshoot:Resetted SMC several timesseveral trials of going to a dark roomclicking and unclicking of the "automatic illumination" ticklight does not workIs this a problem with Lion? as there are several characteristically similar senarios involving the keyboard backlight and lion?

Info:MacBookPro, iOS 5.1

View 2 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Trackpad Sensitivity Since Upgrade

Apr 8, 2012

Ever since up upgraded to lion, my trackpad is ultra sensitive. I'll have my thumb hovering over the pad while scrolling around or circling on a page, and it will think i've tapped it. I've checked all my settings and can't find anywhere that changes this.

View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: How Can I Reduce The Motion Sensor's Sensitivity?

Aug 23, 2010

Been having this clicking sound on my 13"MBP lately. I was told it might be the motion sensor being too sensitive. Anybody know how to reduce this sensitivity?

View 14 Replies View Related

MacBook :: A Small Horizontal Section Of Trackpad Has Lost Sensitivity?

Jun 22, 2012

i have a macbook that is a few years old.  a small horizantal 'section' about 1 cm wide has lost sensitivity to tracking and clicking? ever run into it before?  hoping it isn't the end of life for something..


View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook Air :: Lack Of Original Wallpapers?

Oct 23, 2010

I noticed the lack of 2010 Macbook Air Wallpapers, due to it being newly released of course. So I decided to use Apple's Macbook Air stock images to create a wallpaper. It's nothing special, and I'm not expert, but I tried my best. Check out my YouTube channel: BackToBackMac. Enjoy.

View 10 Replies View Related

MacBook Air :: Solution For Lack Of Space On SSD?

Jan 12, 2011

I have an 11.6 ultimate config... but I still find the 128gb SSD tight, with a large bootcamp partition. Also I feel like storing media on the SSD is kinda wasteful of the SSD's speed. So I've done this temporary solution. I figured other people would be interested. I tried 2 items, as I wanted to add storage via usb without having it stick out and stuff.measure.

View 8 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: SSD Let Lack Of TRIM Support ?

Jul 29, 2009

I've spent the best part of the day researching SSD drives, I'm wanting to pop one in my MBP.I've been looking at the OCZ Vertex and also the Intel X-25M Gen 2.I've set my heart on getting the OCZ but after spending a good hour on their forums, it seems that (like all other drives) there isn't a 'wiper' tool available for OSX.Should this affect my decision? No-one knows if Snow Leopard will support TRIM and I don't want to left with a drive that has lost most of it's umph after a few weeks.I don't claim to know all the details of TRIM (I'm a mere-mortal wanting faster performance), so please feel free to put my mind at ease

View 11 Replies View Related

OS X :: Setting Up Spaces Keyboard Shortcuts

Jun 11, 2008

I switched over to Mac last week (new Macbook with Leopard) and set up the Spaces keyboard shortcuts (control and arrow keys or number keys to switch between spaces), and they worked fine, but now for some reason they don't: when I do control-1, I go back to the 1st space, but it doesn't work for any of my other 3 spaces. Control-left arrow will get me from space 2 to space 1, but the rest of the control-arrow keys don't work. I'm in Firefox 3 now, and Control-2 brings me to the search window that I opened before I started this thread, while control-3 and control-4 just make my mouse disappear until I move it again. What happened to my Spaces shortcuts?

View 5 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Glass Trackpad Too Sensitive Lack Of Resistance

Feb 7, 2010

I've had my Macbook Pro since mid 2009. It's been great, never had any real problems. Then in about October, I noticed one side of my trackpad wasn't offering as much resistance as it was before. I just ignored it, didn't mind too much. But it progressively got worse, and eventually got so sensitive that I couldn't even scroll without it clicking when I didn't want it too.I was pretty upset, called apple, they told me to send it in and fixed it for free. It was all very nice, orderly, and quick. So I was satisfied.But, lo and behold, it's at it again. I can't believe it. It hasn't gotten so sensitive that I can't use it yet, but I'm very upset right now. I have no idea why it's doing this. It's not really overheating, I have never dropped or hit my macbook. I'm the only one who uses it. I don't abuse it at all.

View 3 Replies View Related

OS X Mavericks :: Opening Microsoft Word In 10.9.4 Changes Keyboard Setting

Jul 1, 2014

I'm guessing it's connected with my recently updating my MacBook Pro (2.9 GHz Intel Core i7) to OS 10.9.4. Whether I open Word by clicking on a Word document, opening it via Spotlight, or directly clicking the application icon itself, my keyboard is changed from Dvorak to the standard American English keyboard. And as if that weren't irritating enough, if I change the keyboard back to Dvorak, opening another Word document while Word is still open causes it to flip back to American English.

View 4 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Can't Upgrade Software Because Of Lack Of Hard Disk Space

Apr 21, 2012

I am trying to upgrade my software and its says I don't have enough hard disk space. Im sure I have not used 350 gig worth of memory.When I see what is using my memory I hardly have any space use by music, pics, videos, but then it says "other" and it show my entire drive is being used.  I assume I have recopied somthing or backed something up several times. Any suggestions how to get rid of large files!

MacBookPro, iOS 5.1

View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook :: Lack Of RAM - Dual Core Processor - NVIDIA GeForce 9400M

Nov 26, 2010

With the Introduction of Civilization V for the Mac and its huge need for power. Now i'm not gonna attempt to try to play this game. But I downloaded Ship Simulator Extreme on my windows partition. Now on Steam it has the system requirements.

OS: Windows XP (Min. service pack 2), Windows Vista or Windows 7. 32 and 64 bits OS supported
Processor: 3 Ghz P4 Intel or AMD equivalent processor
Memory: 2GB (Windows XP) or 3GB (Vista or Windows 7)
Hard Disk Space: 3.5 GB
Video Card: Geforce 8800GT or ATI Radeon 4850 with 256MB ram (At least Shader model 3.0)
Sound: DirectX compatible
DirectX�: 9.0c

I have a MacBook Aluminium, Intel Core 2 Due 2.0GHz with 2GB Ram and NVIDIA 9400M. The game plays incredibly slowly and keeps jumping, like the refresh rate is so slow. I have downloaded the latest driver from NVIDIA but still it plays slow. Is my problem here the lack of RAM and I have a dual core processor which is above the requirements? I thought the good video card and processor would be enough? A lot of games seem to have minimum requirements much more than my mac, its not ever that old and seems outdated already.

View 6 Replies View Related

Windows On Mac :: Bootcamp 3.1 - Trackpad Sensitivity

Jan 25, 2010

Is the trackpad sensitivity still a problem for anyone else with a MacBook Pro? I'm using Windows 7 Professional (64-bit) on a 2008 Penryn non-UB, and downloaded/installed the new 3.1 update manually and the Trackpad is still incredibly sensitive with accidental clicks galore and "dragging". What options do you have under the Trackpad tab, on the Bootcamp 3.1 Control Panel? I have:

One Finger:
-Tap To Click

Two Fingers:
-Secondary Tap

View 7 Replies View Related

OS X :: Mouse Sensitivity Settings Keep Resetting?

Aug 1, 2010

I use a Razer Deathadder and ever since I've started using it I've had to reset my sensitivity settings (via Apple -> System Preferences -> Mouse) after every system restart. I've read a bit about it online, some seem to think that deleting the Razer driver would work, but it hasn't for me. Any ideas on why the settings keep getting changed back to default?

View 3 Replies View Related

OS X V10.7 Lion :: Adjust The Sensitivity Of Trackpad?

Jun 5, 2012

How do I adjust the sensitivity of my trackpad? 

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook Air :: Production - Handle Heavy Music Editing With Logic Pro - Lack Of External Port?

Mar 23, 2008

I do not own any Mac at home, but looking into one for college. I have read up on all the pros/ cons of the MBA (non-removable battery and RAM, lack of ports and optical drive, etc). I am not a computer gamer, so I stick to the consoles. I was wondering if a MBA is ideal for any kind of music production. Can it handle heavy music editing with GB or Logic Pro? Is it ideal with the somewhat "lack" of external ports? share your opinions and/ or experiences with music production for fun or work on a MBA. (By the way, I am asking this to decide whether I should be looking into a MBA or MBP for college September of 2009, so I have LOTS of time to wait for newer models).

View 24 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: GBP Keeps Pausing/delaying Response?

Jul 20, 2009

I have a new MBP 2.53+4gb and it constantly is pausing. Even as I type this after 10 words I have to wait a few seconds for the next 5 to show up. If I'm scrolling it'll just stop scrolling and then jump half the page. I'm not using up too many resources as I'm only using firefox/aim/email. But the pausing occurs whether I'm just reading the news or using photoshop.

(Also about a month ago my hard drive crashed and I returned my computer to apple where they installed a new hard drive and OS.)

So my question is: Is this a common issue that has been addressed and fixable? If so please direct me. If not, is there anything I can try before taking it back to the Apple store...again?

View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: No Response Or Force Quit

Dec 13, 2009

My MacBook Pro, now 3 1/2 yrs. old, crashed. I was able to get it up and running but it no longer responds at all when I try to force quit (Safari often "spins out"/beachballs and I have to power off and restart.

View 2 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: I7 Crashing And Slow Response?

May 26, 2010

so I'm wondering if my i7 macbook pro is going to need to go in. I'm having constant freezes and forcing me to force quit programs and even plugging in external speakers there is a good 45 second delay between connection and everything working. Also the volume and brightness control constantly are lagging when I try to use them. Does this sound like the tradtional freezing problem?

View 6 Replies View Related

MacBook Air :: Mouse And/or Trackpad No Response?

Feb 11, 2012

Mouse and trackpad--no response to right click. Left click will open a list but take no action. Tried several mice with same results.

View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook :: Getting No Response From Audio Line In Port

Dec 6, 2009

I very confused about my line in port. I'm trying to hook my macbook up to my 4 channel PA using a 1/8" input jack, I am using garageband, but I get no response. the driver is switched to built in line in port but still nothing. I find that when I unplug it a little bit, the computer picks up the sound but there is a strange fuzz sound that accompanies it. So basically, the input does not work when I plug it in all the way. I know it worked before, perhaps I blew the input?

View 1 Replies View Related

MacBook Pro :: Clicking Using Tap Or By Pressing Down Trackpad Get No Response

Jun 19, 2010

I got my Macbook Pro a couple of months ago, but lately I have had problems with the trackpad. There are times when I try clicking using tap and clicking by pressing down and get no response. Any possible reason for this?

View 7 Replies View Related

Copyrights 2005-15, All rights reserved