SSD problem?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by simeezee, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. macrumors member

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    Not sure if this has been mentioned before. I just purchased my MBA last week and I found out there's times I close the lid of my computer to do something else. But my MBA won't wake up after I open it up.

    I can hear something inside the machine. I had to hold down the power button for a few seconds till that noise is gone and press the power again to restart the computer.

    Is this a hardware problem or software problem? How do I fix it?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. macrumors 6502a

    Psilocybin

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    #2
    mine does this...i need to click the trackpad sometimes...

     
  3. macrumors member

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    there was a software update to fix this that was released 2 days ago? This happened to me before I just closed it again...gave it 5 secs..reopened it..but havent happened ever since that firmware update
     
  4. thread starter macrumors member

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    The problem is no matter where I click and how many times, my computer just won't wake up. So I had to do a restart.
     
  5. ic1
    macrumors member

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    Apple issued a firmware update to resolve this on 8 December so if your machine is only a week old it should have come with the update. If you want to be sure go to :apple:>About this Mac>More info . . . On the subsequent screen, Hardware Overview, the fourth line from the bottom should read: MBA31.0061.B01. If it doesn't, run Software Update to get the firmware update.

    It's here: http://support.apple.com/kb/DL1337.
     
  6. thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks a lot. I just did a software update and hopefully this will fix the problem.
     
  7. macrumors G4

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    Just FYI, some of us still have occasional Kernel Panics even after this update, though it did fix a lot. Let us know if you still have any issues.

    In particular, there appear to be some issues if you are running Parallels Desktop (I use Parallels and am still getting occasional panics). A new build of Parallels just came out today that purportedly addresses compatibility with OS X 10.6.6, so hopefully that solves it.
     

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