New MBP Check

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by jrocks, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. jrocks macrumors member

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    I just received my MBP today and its currently updating all the software but i'm wondering what some of the problems were on other MBPs so I can check and make sure I dont have them before I get using it too much. I know someone is going to say "dont go looking for problems" but I want to check the problems that have been coming up a lot recently because if the problem is in something i dont often use i might get 2 or 3 months down the road and then realize theres a problem. I dont have the yellow screen and my airport is updating right now so i'll see if that works alright. what are some of the other problems? Thanks!
     
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

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    Don't go looking for problems.

    I just didn't wanna leave you hangin'. :eek:
     
  3. hexonxonx macrumors 601

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    Most likely there won't be anything wrong. What you see on the forums are people who have problems and people who aren't having problems don't post about it. Enjoy the MBP, it's an excellent computer.
     
  4. Gymnut macrumors 68000

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    Yellow screen seems to be the problem that gets all the attention. If you don't have it, click your heels while jumping. :p
     
  5. BilboBaggins macrumors newbie

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    I too would like to know if there are other common problems to check for so I can exchange just it in case. This way I wont be another one of the few people who have problems with their MBP and post it online.
     
  6. XheartcoreboyX macrumors 6502a

    XheartcoreboyX

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    umm i didnt have any problems with my new mbp 2.4ghz...
    once i got it i check the yelowing screen and the superdrive thats it.
    its all perfect!
     
  7. Cybergypsy macrumors 68040

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    Bought mine last night a tint of yellow.....dont look at it next to a macbook
    [​IMG]
     
  8. Sic macrumors 6502

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    I think that's more of a screen calibration thing isn't it? They're a different type of LCD, so they might require a calibrating in a different way. There was an app you could use to calibrate the screen to a better degree than OSX's in-built one - can anyone jog my memory as to the app's name?
     

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