MacBook Pro :: It Gets Very Hot On The Bottom?

Apr 24, 2012

my mac book pro gets very hot on the bottom do I need to be concerned about this?

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MacBook Pro :Top MBP 15 Vs Bottom MBP And IMac?

Apr 14, 2010

I just wanted to get a take on this. I recently sold my Macbook and still have a 2.66ghz iMac at home. I was going to pull the trigger on a new shiny MBP than I started doing some checking the the 330M I wish it were a better card.

So I got the idea to sell my iMac as well and get the iMac i7 and a low end MBP 13. Now this is what I would use it for. I need a portable for presentations, I do light photoshop and web work, entering into video FCP etc. I also bootcamp for bits of gaming (L4D, Dragon Age) and eyeing SC2 later on. With this in mind there are 3 issues.

the iMac Screen issues (yellowing)and
the cost will be about $300 more so $900 MBP only vs $1200 iMac and low end MBP.
I would like to save some money but damm only $300 more... aargghh

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MacBook :: The Bottom Is Peeling Off?

Apr 9, 2012

I think i must have let it over heat and from what i'm gathering the glue has peeled off. I need to take it into my mac store but do you think they will do this without a fuss as ive already had to pay and extra £50 for a new lead (still in guarentee) as it was faulty and I do not want to keep spending money on this.

MacBook (13-inch Late 2009), iOS 5.1

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MacBook Pro :: Getting It Pretty Hot On Bottom

May 4, 2012

I have a 15" Mac Book Pro that I bought in May of 2011. Especially, when I watch movies or use Skype it gets hot.† It's not hot like it can burn me or anything.† And I realize they "work" harder when using Skype or watching vids but I was wondering if the computer getting warmer is normal ?


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MacBook Pro :: Its Get Hot In Normal Use (bottom+top)?

May 31, 2012

From the time I bought my new Macbook in Mid-February, it gets hot over small stuff.... and starts getting way hot when i start playing any game like CivilisationV, Sims3 etc.Sometimes its CPU temperature reaches ~93 degrees Celsius and Fan Speen reaches 6500 rpm according to istat pro of Dashboard, and it gets difficult to even rest my palm on the sides of touchpad and keypad.. I contacted customer care here, and they said to make a backup cuz they will put Lion again.. Is it Operating System's fault? Dirt's Fault? Manufacturer defect? or is it Normal?My Charger adapter also gets wayy too much hot after around 20 minutes that I cudnt even touch it! 

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4), 13-inch, Late 2011, i5-2.4Ghz, 4GB

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MacBook :: Its Bottom Is Peeling Off

Jun 16, 2012

My macbook's bottom is peeling off. The rubber material has now come away from one of the screws and there is a 7" gap showing the metal. It is past warranty and I'm far from an Apple store.

Info:MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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MacBook :: The Bottom Of Laptop Gets Too Hot?

Jul 6, 2012

i have to take to apple store if my my edge of the cover is coming off? because of heat in hot weather. i did not realize? one of my screw came off. i can't find it. it become loose!!!

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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MacBook Air :: Missing 3 Bottom Screws

Sep 19, 2010

I am new to macs. I just bought a used macbook air, and realized 3 screws were missing from the bottom, I called all the local repair shops, no one has screws for it. I would really like to get the screws. Longer ones by the fan I am more concerned about, where could I order them from without getting a while set for like $40? It is out of warranty so apple will not give me the screws.

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MacBook :: Bottom Row Of Keys Not Registering?

Sep 24, 2010

I have a Macbook from 2008 that I've had for just under two years now. The bottom row of keys (zxcvbnm,.) often do not register my keystrokes. For example I would push the keys and nothing would happen on screen. Its never been near water, I haven't had the need to clean it with a sponge or anything since I've had it.

I was wondering if Apple could replace my keyboard if I sent it in. I'm unsure since the keys actually work about a third of the time what the best (and least expensive) route to take is.

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MacBook Air :: The Case Is Bent / The Bottom Right Is Off

Oct 28, 2010

My MBA is built to order.

On a flat glass table, only 3 feet touch the table. The bottom right is off. Anyone else have this problem?

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MacBook Pro :: Bottom Screws Missing - Where To Get

Jan 10, 2011

I own a 15 inch late 2008 unibody MacBook Pro. I have recently discovered that one of the screws on the bottom of it is missing. I am not sure where I can buy some new screws for it. Does anyone have any insight into this?

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MacBook :: White Cracking On The Bottom

Feb 26, 2009

Hey, my friends white MacBook has a crack on the bottom, I know this is quite common. But he was just wondering what he could do about it. Should he take it to Apple and see what they can do?

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MacBook :: Replacing The Bottom Cover

Jun 22, 2009

My girlfriend's MacBook has some deep scratches on the bottom that a polish kit would not fix. I wanted to buy a new bottom cover and replace it for her. I have found quite a few on eBay, but I am not sure on which model will fit. She has the new white NVIDIA MacBook. I assume that because the motherboard is different, would she need a case specific for the NVIDIA model, or will an older Core 2 Duo case work all the same?

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MacBook Pro :: Bottom Third Of New System Is Darker?

Apr 16, 2010

lower third of the 13" new MBP, is darker than the rest. So when I am reading forums, the top starts off with white background, and the bottom is clearly a darker grey. This only is visible when setting the backlight to less than 75% max brightness. Normally I have it at half brightness. I am gonna be crazy with taking these things back. My big cheap Dell LCD and E6500 laptop have no where near the uniformity issues this Macbook has been having. Is this common or do I keep getting bad ones?

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MacBook Pro :: Trackpad On I7 Not Working From Very Bottom?

Apr 26, 2010

I was wondering if anyone with a i7 macbook pro could test to see if the very bottom of your trackpad responds to anything. Right now I can't get it to register a single thing if my finger is at the very bottom and sliding horizontally along. The strange thing is it works just fine in all other parts. I noticed it because as I use the pad I would get up to that point and think hey why is my cursor not moving anymore. Can anyone confirm this is how it is supposed to be or is my trackpad a lemon.

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OS X :: How To Clean Macbook Bottom Case

Jul 9, 2010

how to clean the bottom case of macbook 13' unibody? is there some sort of specialized cleaning solution for it?

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MacBook Pro :: Applications Folder In The Bottom Bar/i7 Lag

Jul 12, 2010

Weird question. If you have your applications folder in the bottom bar. When you click on it to select a app, does I lag at all?

I've been having nothing but problems with this thing it seems . Does not seem as fast as I expe ted it to be.

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MacBook Air :: Skip To Top Or Bottom In Mac Mail?

Mar 5, 2012

When in my list of email messages in Apple's Mac Mail, I can't seem to find a way to key command to the top or bottom of the list of messages. 

Mac OS X (10.7.1)

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MacBook Pro :: Bottom Sides Of Display Relatively Dim?

Mar 24, 2012

i think that there is something wrong with my macbook display, but i am not very sure. This problem has been there since the day i bought my macbook so i thought there was nothing wrong till i read one of a post in this forum.

The bottom sides of the macbook screen seems relatively dim as compared to the other sides of the screen and specially prominent when viewed in a white screen. Is there something wrong with the backlight? Should i send to an apple service centre then?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Pro :: Bottom Of System Moves Up And Down

Apr 12, 2012

I took my MacBook to the Apple Store about a month ago because of a problem and the person opened it up to look inside. Now a couple of the screws on the bottom are coming loose and the bottom plate moves up and down a bit. My question is am I allowed to tighten the screws myself because I heard opening it voids my warranty but what about simply tightening them. 

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MacBook Pro :: Bottom Right Of Trackpad Not Working

Apr 16, 2012

I opened my 15 inch macbook pro 2011 today and my right click was not working, I checked the settings and they were all correct. The two finger and left corner right click both work.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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MacBook Pro :: Is Top And Bottom Suppose To Get Hot While Charging

Jun 24, 2012

The MacBook Pro aluminum casing. Is the top and bottom suppose to get hot while charging?

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Air :: 11" Screen Looks Little Darker At The Bottom

Nov 2, 2010

If I view a pure white image it looks like maybe 1/4" has a slight gradient. The darkness in the right corner is a little more prominent and extends maybe 1/2" Anyone else seeing this on their 11"?

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MacBook Pro :: 13" Bottom Plate Movement

Dec 10, 2010

I've just got a 13" MBP and I've noticed that around the middle of the bottom plate can be pressed in slightly. I can notice it most when I pick the laptop up by putting my hands underneath it and it bends inwards slightly. Does anyone else notice this on their MBPs?

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MacBook Pro :: Rubber Feet On Bottom - Applecare?

Jan 30, 2009

One of the four rubber feet on the bottom of my MBP has fallen off. Is this covered by Applecare? Can I just pretty much walk in, talk to a Genius and get a new on on the spot?

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MacBook Pro :: Couple Of Streaks On Bottom Of Screen

Jun 11, 2009

I purchased the 2.26 13" MBP (4GB RAM) yesterday afternoon. When I came home, I set it up and started to notice a couple of streaks (.5" thick) on the right side and half of the bottom of the screen. I have a 9C9E screen and have it tested it on the Earth (centered) wallpaper with full brightness. It tends to go away after 40% brightness.

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MacBook Pro :: Bleeding Along The Bottom Part Of The Screen?

Jul 22, 2009

I did a search and could only find information about the last rendition of mbps, and I see they had problems with bleeding along the bottom part of the screen. I just got my umbp a week ago, but I've been so busy finding a place to live for grad school that I haven't had the chance to use it. I looked at it in the dark yesterday, and I'm super anal. I saw a small amount of backlight bleeding on the bottom left corner of the screen, perhaps half an inch on the left side of the screen, just in one area (not along the entire left side).I wish I could take a picture, but my digital camera is nowhere to be found. Is a small amount of backlight bleeding acceptable, or should I exchange for a new umbp?

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MacBook :: Dead Pixel On The Bottom Of Screen?

Aug 18, 2009

I just bought my white MacBook and its a great computer except for the 2 dead pixels that i found. On the left side there are 2-3 dead pixels about 1 inch from the bottom of the screen and 1 inch from the top.

I bought it from BestBuy this Sunday and only discovered the problem today. So my question is can they tell me that it is OK for an LCD to have 2-3 dead pixels and refuse to do anything with it? It is unacceptable in my opinion, as the LCD technologies have been out for a while, as well as Apple's products are usually of very high quality.

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MacBook Pro :: Creak Bottom On The Mid-2009 15" MBP?

Sep 14, 2009

I've noticed that when my recently-acquired 15" MBP is on my lap, the bottom makes a clicking/creaking sound when the laptop is moved around, which is quite common when you're balancing it on your lap. (Yes, yes, it's not a "laptop" but a "notebook" but I still like being able to use it that way).

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MacBook Pro :: Slight Peeling On Bottom Right Side

Nov 13, 2009

I am a proud owner of an Apple Macbook Pro 15 inch since Feb 2009. I am a converted user from PC to MAC and preach the benefits of Apple OS X et al to colleagues, friends and family. This morning I noticed some slight peeling on the bottom right side (near trackpad) of my Macbook Pro. At first I did not realise what it was, I thought it might be some surface marking / dust. I wiped the area with a dry cloth at which point a small part of the surface came away. Here is a link showing images that I have just taken. Need some constructive advice from the forum on what to do?

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MacBook :: Lid Wont Flush With Bottom Case

Nov 18, 2009

So I bought a refurb nvidia White MacBook a couple weeks ago and one of the problems I have noticed is that the screen is not flush with the bottom case when closed. The problem is worse on the right side than the left (near the indicator light).

I know that with refurbs you risk getting a slightly less than perfect computer. However, I don't want this problem to get worse. When I first got it I didn't really care but now I'm thinking of the future and of the "what if it gets worse" scenario where I take it in and they think I physically damaged it by accident.

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MacBook Pro :: Cannot Open The Bottom Cover After Getting All The Screws Off

Apr 17, 2010

It seems that i cannot open the bottom cover after getting all the screws off,

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MacBook Pro :: Bottom Scratched When Removing Screws?

May 28, 2010

I slipped up a few times and caused hairline scratches on the underside plate of my 13" MBP when I installed my Momentus XT (which I am now returning and getting X25-M). My heart dropped when I heard these screeching noises, but it doesn't look too bad and hopefully eliminates the OCD I tend to have with electronics.

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MacBook :: Heat Distribution - Get Hot On The Bottom Like Other Laptops?

May 31, 2010

I've never owned a MacBook or mbp, so I'm not sure about the macbooks in this regard. I know the mbp has the case that helps distribute heat. Does the new macbooks get hot on the bottom like other laptops? Looking to buy one for my wife and she doesn't like how hot some laptops get when on her lap.

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MacBook :: Bottom Part Of Computer Peeling Off

Jun 17, 2010

The bottom part of my Macbook is peeling off I have no idea why, its never been dropped scratched exposed to extreme temperature. I noticed about a week ago the bottom part had a bit of a crack where its suppose to meet on the edge, I woke up this morning to find this!

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MacBook Pro :: Bottom Screws Lost When Replacing HD

Jul 22, 2010

I was woundering if anyone know where i can buy some screws for the bottom of my macbook pro i7 15". I lost one screw when replacing HD and memory. Everywhere I see online wants to sell whole macbook pro screw sets. I only need 1 or maybe anther for a backup. Don't want to spend 50bucks on a set of screws just to use 1.

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MacBook Pro :: Rubbers Bottom Came Off - Still Covered With Warranty?

May 12, 2012

So all four rubbers came off my Macbook Pro, its bothering me because it keeps on sliding. Im on my last year of my warranty which i bought in june 2010. Does Apple cover it or do i have to pay them to replace the whole bottom as I have read from people's experiences?

Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3), I updated to os x lion

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MacBook Pro :: 15" Push In Bottom Plate?

Jun 15, 2012

I've got a MacBook Pro 15' from late 2011. Now, I noticed that when I take my macbook to move it, I can push in the bottom plate to the point where I notice it is touching internal components. When the macbook is in front of me (normal working position), the place where I can push it in is on the right side. Is this normal or should I bring it in? 

MacBook Pro (15-inch Late 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Air :: New 11.6" MBA/bottom Of Display A Dark Strip?

Dec 13, 2010

Just picked up a 11.6" MBA this past Saturday. I am noticing an interesting display "issue"... I wanted to confirm that other's are not seeing this before I take it back to the store.

On the bottom of the display, there's a strip, maybe 2-3mm worth, where it is darker than the rest of the display. Are any of you seeing this behavior as well? It's particularly noticeable when when using solid background colors.

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MacBook :: Quite A Lot Of Hairline Cracks Around The Speakers On The Bottom Case?

Dec 20, 2010

I have a mid 2009 macbook (nvidia 9400 version) and i have recently noticed that there is quite a lot of hairline cracks around the speakers on the bottom case, and the screen bezel has actually split at the bottom, and the last couple of weeks the screen has been creaking, i originally thought the creaking might be related to the cracks but it seems to be coming from the actual screen its self.

I know that apple repair out of warranty for cracks on the palm rest, but that area of my macbook is in perfect condition so i'm not sure where i stand here, how much would it cost to have all the casing replaced e.t.c do you think?

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