Touchpad crapping out

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  1. JGAC

    JGAC Vin Diesel is.... OT Supporter

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    MBP bought in September

    I ran into a door trying to catch a train over a month ago (I think) and nothing immidiately happened other than a dent.

    But now, starting today, my keyboard/mouse craps out every once in a while and I have to restart it to get it working again.

    Will I be screwed out of applecare because of my dent? Its on the left front corner and its dented in.

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    Aaaaw that sucks. Bring it in and see what they say. Worst they can do is refuse to repair it under warranty.
     
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    JGAC Vin Diesel is.... OT Supporter

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    It hasn't happend since I went to battery :squint:

    hopefully it goes away.
     
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    Ok, so my eject button has been "pushed" twice in the past ten minutes without my fingers being near it.

    Definitely gonna get this checked out sometime.
     
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    I think I'm gonna bring it in today or this weekend.

    Just crapped out and now I'm using my desktop. :wtc:
     
  7. TheWeasel

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    I need to bring my MBP in under warranty as it keeps randomly locking up even after a clean install. It's gonna suck to be without a laptop for a bit. :wtc:
     
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    Yea, I have an appointment at 3PM at a store

    And its gonna be bad for me. Gotta use my old desktop, and connected to the monitor that I used with MBP, it looks fuzzy and I don't know how to fix that.
     
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    I take that back, I found the sharpness button :rofl:
     
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    there's no fee for the genius bar right?
     
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    no, good luck with getting them to repair something that is damaged. its worth a shot though
     
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    I hope this shit doesn't get expensive.
     
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    Reading online there seems to be a few with my problem :x:
     
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    told me to reinstall from the disc.

    They couldn't replicate the problem so they said to document the problem for a week :wtc:
     
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    got it fixed.

    new keyboard assembly and top case assembly.

    New keyboard feels funny.

    Under warranty despite that dent. :bowdown:
     
  16. TheWeasel

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    Awesome. My repair status is still not available online 2 days later. :squint:
     
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    May have just been a loose cable - the connection for kb and touchpad are all on one little plug that seems like it would be easy to jar loose.
     

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