apple ftw v. free shit

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  1. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    Started having problems with my macbook pro a while back and finally got around to taking it into apple. The computer is 1 year out of warranty btw. Tests showed a faulty logic board, a $800+ part. I just calmly explained to them that I had a Mac Pro, Cinema Display, iPhone, multiple iPods, and that I was a good customer and that if my laptop can't last more than 2 years (which is how long I've had it), that I would not be able to continue on as an apple customer. They said they appreciated my loyalty and would replace it for free. Being a mac fan boy pays off sometimes :run:
     
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    cool story xenon
     
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    That's pretty cool.
     
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    No shit? Mine is two years old too and having multiple problems. What were your symptoms? Might match up with some of mine:

    • Weather widget moves
    • Overheats. Badly.
    • Shuts down without notice
    • Will not wake from sleep some times
    • usb and firewire do not work on right side
    • Boots slow
    • Connecting to printers
    • metal/plastic in left palm rest separating and warping
    • Note need for prior harddrive whipe
    • Can't save attachments in Mail by clicking the SAVE button

    I'm taking it to apple the first week of June as soon as I finish the layout on next edition's magazine.
     
  5. scotty

    scotty why don't you take a seat right over there? OT Supporter

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    My MBP was out of warranty also and I had keyboard & trackpad issues (not responding at times) I paid $300 which is the flat fee for them to diagnose and replace any parts. They ended up replacing the logic board and keyboard.
     
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    Makes me glad that I have apple care. :eek3:
     
  7. xenon supra

    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    yeah you may want to get that looked at. :eek3:
     

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