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Mar 19, 2010

A MacBook air that I just got up and running again after replacing the hinges along with the whole top half of the computer. I did a clean install of snow leopard, and was so happy to be using the air again.

After changing some settings and loading a couple off apps in my room with the lights off (so I could see the backlit keyboard), I flipped on the light switch in my room, and was immediatly shown the the kernel panic screen, and was forced to shut down.

I figured this was just a random occurance, so I booted back up, but was in kernel panic as soon as snow leopard booted. Went through this a couple more times, then shut the lights in my room back off, rebooted, and was able to boot up just fine. I then took a flashlight and ran the beam across the ambient light sensor, next to the camera, and was instantly in kernel panic again.

After saying WTF for a while I decided to swap the camera/ALS/mic board over from my old screen bc I figured maybe this new one is just bad. But this resulted in more of the same. I then did a new fresh and clean snowleopard install, but about 5 mins after finishing the install, it went right back to the good old kernel panic screen.

Now I don't really know where to go from here. The computer is way out of warranty, and after what I was quoted from my local apple repair store to repair the hinges and screen that I just fixed, I think I would just get nauseous at the thought of having to bring it to them now.

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