Macbook Keys scratched screen

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by dault2, May 14, 2011.

  1. eman macrumors 6502a

    Nov 5, 2007
    In the great white north
  2. dault2 thread starter macrumors member

    Apr 3, 2010
    I have heard of using toothpaste does that work?
  3. mgartner0622 macrumors 65816


    Jun 6, 2010
    Colorado, USA
    Yes, it works, in the fact that it makes those scratches unnoticeable by putting thousands of other tiny scratches in around them.
    Don't use it.
  4. dault2 thread starter macrumors member

    Apr 3, 2010
    haha ok, yeah thought that might be the case. So theres nothing really I can do about them?
  5. dmk1974 macrumors 68020


    Sep 16, 2008
    I have that too on a MacBook that I just bought. Not quite as severe, but probably 5-6 keys worth. Isn't that really a design flaw if they allow that to happen?
  6. iLog.Genius macrumors 601


    Feb 24, 2009
    Toronto, Ontario
    Are those even scratches? From the pictures, it just looks like dirt/oil from the keyboard transferred over to the screen due to both touching. I have those marks with a keyboard cover but they come off with water.
  7. Young Spade macrumors 68020

    Mar 31, 2011
    Tallahassee, Florida
    Yes, it's also a design flaw to have the darn computer heat up as hot as it does, but they let that slide as well didn't they? But I mean, I can assume the OP's laptop is pretty old; if it did that with new models and was more widespread, we would all know about it.

    Obviously. Why would he create this if he could just wipe them off?

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