Looking for 8.6mm screw for Antenna/Camera cable retainer - missing!Hi! I just bought a “refurbished” mid-2012 15” 2.3 GHz A1286 Problems with the left screen hinge loose, and random crashes...
Antwoord op "MacBook hangs then shuts off"hi! macbook pro 15” Unibody A1286 mid-2012 i7 2.3GHz 16GB i had similar situation, my symptoms including: kernel panic errors overheating crashes from any movement random crashes 3 bongs of death slow boot ups incomplete shutdowns SMC Resets did not work did not PRAM reset based on feedback from here and Apple, i decided to swap out the logic board. followed guide, took 2 1/2 hours, but if i ever have to do it again, i’m sure the work will be much faster. the result: (+) ALL symptoms disappeared, although boot up seemed slow the first few times. seems to be coming back to (5400rpm) speed. it’s been thirty-six hours, so far so good . (-) cannot access previous Time Capsule sparsebundle file. followed some convoluted (for me) Terminal commandsnon another website, but the protocol failed, so i’m starting my time machine from scratch. conclusion: the logic board replacement is something you want to be absolutely sure is necessary. there are a LOT of opportunities to break things you REALLY don’t want to break,...