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alexph
Nov 30, 2010, 04:33 PM
Hi

I have a late 2008 MBA with 128SSD drive which i love. However running out of space, I opted for a new version 256GB/4GB/2.13CPU. It arrived to day and I have a really unexpected problem.

The left/right click bar on my old MBA is totally silent, so when sitting in the lounge of an evening I do not disturb anyone. The new MBA now has a definite and quite loud 'click' on both left and right. I assume its because the button is now incorporated in the trackpad. However I really annoyed my family tonight when using the new MBA every time I clicked. I know that I can tap the trackpad to select an object, but that tapping is almost as bad.

My two questions:
1. Does this happen on everyone's new MBA
2. Is it possible to replace the 128GB SSD on my existing MBA with a 256GB one?

Thanks
A



Zackmd1
Nov 30, 2010, 04:48 PM
Hi

I have a late 2008 MBA with 128SSD drive which i love. However running out of space, I opted for a new version 256GB/4GB/2.13CPU. It arrived to day and I have a really unexpected problem.

The left/right click bar on my old MBA is totally silent, so when sitting in the lounge of an evening I do not disturb anyone. The new MBA now has a definite and quite loud 'click' on both left and right. I assume its because the button is now incorporated in the trackpad. However I really annoyed my family tonight when using the new MBA every time I clicked. I know that I can tap the trackpad to select an object, but that tapping is almost as bad.

My two questions:
1. Does this happen on everyone's new MBA
2. Is it possible to replace the 128GB SSD on my existing MBA with a 256GB one?

Thanks
A

Just use tap to click. You can set it up in the system preferences, totally silent. And yes it is possible to upgrade your SSD in you old MBA.

fyrefly
Nov 30, 2010, 09:05 PM
Just use tap to click. You can set it up in the system preferences, totally silent. And yes it is possible to upgrade your SSD in you old MBA.

+1 on Tap to Click - even though the OP already mentioned they were using it. I can't fathom how tap to click could be loud at all - in fact the push to click is loud(ish) but even typing is almost as loud.

re: Upgrade... I don't know of a 256GB upgrade for the RevC MBA. The only upgrades I know of are RunCore SSDs (http://www.runcore.com/content/products/productdetail.aspx?ProductName=RunCore%20Pro%20IV%201.8”%20SATA%20II%20LIF%20Solid%20State%20Drive%2 0SSD%20for%20Macbook%20Air%20Rev%20B%20&%20C&ProductDescription=Compatible%20with%20Apple%20MacBook%20Air%20Revision%20B%20and%20C&ProductURL=http://www.runcorestore.com/ProductDetail.jsp?LISTID=800000BE-1249411461&ProductImageSmall=http://www.runcorestore.com/product_images/RCP-IV-LA1800-Cth.jpg&GBSize=32GB-128GB), and they only go up to 128GB.