Technical details of SSD's are used in Dec 2020 MBP 16" ReleaseDoes anyone have an idea what kind of SSD’s are soldered into the newest MacBookPro 16” December 2020 release?
Firmware Password change does not workHi all, I have set a firmware password on my MacBookPro8,3 Late 2011 OSX 10.11 (el Capitan). When I boot into the "OS X...
crwdns2890332:0Screen + 3 beeps problem!crwdne2890332:0Great — Also had the RAM contact problems. It was exacerbated by the fact that in a recent SSD upgrade and a second SSD in the DVD space with a fitting bracket the screws of the Mac back-pane were not all screwed in and others not fastened down to save time to try different configurations, the RAM seemed to become loose. The problem was gone as some mentioned above when a 4mmx4mm strip of foam as long as the RAM chips were laid on them to exert very little pressure. It is a late 2011 MacBookPro8,3 that also got a free MoBo replacement due to a manufacture failure in this series some years ago. The Mac may live a few years longer. BUT due to Apple’s OS policy to prevent upgrades to older HW, the last possible macOS is installed. The basic MacOS now has a VMWare Fusion host, with newer macOS Mojave, Catalina and Big Sur as Mac Client systems and Ubuntu Budgie paving the way away from Apple HW. Switching to just as good but pricier Asus N752VX-GC189T, after the new 2019 MacBookPro16,3 was tested — almost...
crwdns2890332:0Is backlit keyboard compatible with MacBook?!crwdne2890332:0I just installed a used Keyboard Backlight on the MacBook A1278. It works great. I fortunately have a motherboard with a connector for the Backlight. Apparently not all A1278 Macbooks have the connector, so check before you buy. I got it from ebay for $5.95 (L2 Computer Inc. NY).