Macbook Pro 3.1 2007 WiFi and left USB problems.

imantsng

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Jan 12, 2014
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The WiFi on my macbook pro 3.1 is not working - the mac does not see the wifi card.
The left USB port is not working too, but provides power (no data).
The bluetooth is recognized.

I have tried all the resetting ways and stuff - none of them work.

I just want to know if my WiFi card is dead, or the part of mac, it's plugged in.
Or both are dead.
The audio works.
Any ideas?
 

maflynn

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Sounds like some hardware failures going on with your 2007 MBP. You can try to reinstall a clean install of OSX but I'm rather skeptical that this will solve your problems. I'd say they've failed.

Live with it, buy a new laptop or attempt a repair by purchasing the logic board and wifi components on ebay.
 

imantsng

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Jan 12, 2014
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It has been reinstaled several times.
Something is wrong with the hardware ... the question is - which part...
 

imantsng

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Original poster
Jan 12, 2014
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So ... i bought a new used left i/o board, but the strange problem remains - the power, sound and bluetoth work, but the usb and the wifi do not.

I assume that the i/o board should be good.
So can there be a problem with terminal connecting it to the mainboard or say the contacts?

How should i go about this problem??
 
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