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Is there anything wrong w/ the new macbook b 4 i buy it?

by jaysonmgm / August 22, 2006 1:11 AM PDT

So earlier i asked if its worth it. Now im askin if theres any problems? People returning there Macbook, Bugs and Kinks generally should I be worried?

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Re: MacBook
by udayan71 / August 22, 2006 3:45 AM PDT

Alright so I'm one who has had a pretty nasty series of experiences with the MacBook. First, the discolouration which was fixed with newer plastics. Then the thing died (single faulty unit) and is being replaced.

Nevertheless, in the 6 weeks I had it before the troubles it was the most wonderful, fantastically easy and advanced computer I have ever used.

I love it.

Buy one, get the white 2.0GHz model with 1GB RAM.


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Trouble with my new MacBook
by ziraffa / April 14, 2007 7:57 PM PDT
In reply to: Re: MacBook

the reson i am writing is because my new white thing (1.83/2x256/60/combo/cro)is not working ok. i bought it 4months ago,and it happened 1st time in the beginnig of march, that when i tried to put it down, screen became black and then the sleep mode light was on when i closed was on all the time, not blinking.when i tried to switch it on again, nothing was was just getting warm, till i put battery light was off too then and i could switch it on again after this. then it was written in report panic! and something with registers. i saved this report. and today it happend again.i was just listening to iTunes when i put out cable of external speakers and it said: restart your i did it and the report was similar again.what also happend then, when i was using it bit more, to see what will happen, it was that while listening to iTunes again, speakers in computor stopped working for some time and then there was clicking sound and but they started to work again.
hope i gave propper information.
thank you lot.i will be happy to get any kind of information what this could be.

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What did Apple tell you was wrong
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / April 14, 2007 10:37 PM PDT

when you called them under the terms of your warranty?

Did you get a case number? It is very important for you to do so. It establishes a paper trail of your problem and will keep the warrany going until this problem is fixed.

If you, or anyone, has problems with a machine that is under warranty, call it in to Apple


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program or mother board probleme
by ziraffa / April 16, 2007 2:55 AM PDT

thank you for such a quick response.
i was calling to our apple center here in slovenia, and i also sent then the report that machine gave me after this happened.but the guy told me it could be that i have a program problem.and then i ask on another service and they told me that it could be mother board problem.
this is important for me to know, cause if it really is programme error my warranty is not covering this and i could then try to build up computer from the beginning, to instal things allover again and see if it is ok then.but since i was reading a bit on this forum about others also having problems with their MacBooks,it would help a lot to know if it is something similar, if this could be something else than programme error.i have in plan to take it to servis but just before i really do it, i wanted to get some oppinion.
p.s.: i dont know what this case number is.
thank you,

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Apple Warranty
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / April 16, 2007 3:04 AM PDT

It would be difficult for anyone to say they have the same problem as you as you did not say what the problem was.
Apple policy is that they will make the machine work correctly with the OS that was supplied with the machine originally.
They will not help support Non-Apple software but should work with you on the Bundled software, iLife etc.
One of their favorite answers is to format the drive and reinstall the OS from the Restore disks that came with the machine.
A better solution would be to Archive and Install, which will install a new, clean, OS but keep your personal data intact.

What is your problem with the machine?


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problem is
by ziraffa / April 16, 2007 3:21 AM PDT
In reply to: Apple Warranty

here it is what machine said (after it happened that i couldnt get it started again)

panic(cpu 0 caller 0x0019C9EF): Unresolved kernel trap (CPU 0, Type 14=page fault), registers:
CR0: 0x8001003b, CR2: 0x94e82414, CR3: 0x00d36000, CR4: 0x000006e0
EAX: 0x94e82404, EBX: 0x0b19be04, ECX: 0x01d43e58, EDX: 0x00498038
ESP: 0x94e82414, EBP: 0x0b19bd74, ESI: 0x00656369, EDI: 0x00000000
EFL: 0x00010282, EIP: 0x001d5cc9, CS: 0x00000008, DS: 0x0b190010

Backtrace, Format - Frame : Return Address (4 potential args on stack)
0xb19bc04 : 0x128b5e (0x3bbf84 0xb19bc28 0x131bbc 0x0)
0xb19bc44 : 0x19c9ef (0x3c13b4 0x0 0xe 0x3c116c)
0xb19bcf4 : 0x197b8d (0xb19bd08 0xb19bd74 0x1d5cc9 0x48)
0xb19bd00 : 0x1d5cc9 (0x48 0x10 0x10 0xb190010)
0xb19bd74 : 0x1d7a52 (0x656369 0x0 0x0 0xb19be03)
0xb19bdd4 : 0x1d207f (0x656369 0x2 0xb19be04 0x3acfa0)
0xb19be24 : 0x1c532c (0x656369 0x2 0x76654442 0x44414f49)
0xb19be44 : 0x3235a9 (0x656369 0x2 0x1c96e70 0xb19be74)
0xb19be64 : 0x370796 (0x1c96e70 0xe00002db 0x0 0x0)
0xb19bef4 : 0x370efe (0x4953a0 0x1d99200 0x495240 0x495238)
0xb19bf64 : 0x3a9477 (0x44c3c0 0xee6b280 0xb19bf84 0x198bf5)
0xb19bf84 : 0x13d683 (0x1c08200 0x30002 0x134aec 0xb19bfd8)
0xb19bfd4 : 0x197a29 (0x0 0x0 0x1d440d0 0xb19be04) Backtrace terminated-invalid frame pointer 0x0

Kernel version:
Darwin Kernel Version 8.6.2: Thu Apr 13 18:48:29 PDT 2006; root:xnu-792.9.59.obj~1/RELEASE_I386

Model: MacBook1,1, BootROM MB11.005F.B00, 2 processors, Intel Core Duo, 1.83 GHz, 512 MB
Graphics: Intel GMA 950, GMA 950, Built-In, spdisplays_integrated_vram
Memory Module: DIMM0/BANK 0, 256 MB, DDR2 SDRAM, 667 MHz
Memory Module: DIMM1/BANK 1, 256 MB, DDR2 SDRAM, 667 MHz
AirPort: spairport_wireless_card_type_airport_extreme (0x168C, 0x86), 0.1.20
Bluetooth: Version 1.7.4f16, 2 service, 0 devices, 1 incoming serial ports
Serial ATA Device: ST96812AS, 55.89 GB
Parallel ATA Device: MATSHITACD-RW CW-8221
USB Device: Built-in iSight, Micron, Up to 480 Mb/sec, 500 mA
USB Device: IR Receiver, Apple Computer, Inc., Up to 12 Mb/sec, 500 mA
USB Device: Apple Internal Keyboard / Trackpad, Apple Computer, Up to 12 Mb/sec, 500 mA
USB Device: Bluetooth HCI, Up to 12 Mb/sec, 500 mA

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A kernel Panic
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / April 16, 2007 10:59 AM PDT
In reply to: problem is

If the machine still fails to boot, Insert the Restore CD and run the Archive and Install option on the installer.
You'll be back up and running quickly.


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now it is running ok
by ziraffa / April 16, 2007 4:41 PM PDT
In reply to: A kernel Panic

and i have no problem to start it. but this two times that ones it shuted itself down and the second that it said i have to restart it and i was not doing anything just listening music in iTunes, and than this with speakers not working for some time and then they started again otherwise i didnt notice something else like being slow or something.
but what could be te reason this is happening?

thank you,

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(NT) (NT) Apple will replace it. Call them now. 1-800-MY-APPLE.
by udayan71 / April 15, 2007 12:08 AM PDT

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