problem shutting powerbook

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by kilpajr, Oct 5, 2004.

  1. kilpajr macrumors regular

    Aug 24, 2004
    Auburn, AL
    I recently lost the leather keyboard cover I bought before I even received my powerbook. I am now having trouble getting my powerbook to close! I push the top all the way down and then have to press all over the top of the PB to somehow eventually get it to latch shut. I thought I read something about this before but I was unable to find any matches for my searches. I am thinking about calling apple. Please give me any suggestions you have.
  2. yellow Moderator emeritus


    Oct 21, 2003
    Portland, OR
    If the latch isn't popping up to keep it closed, it could be a problem with the magnet that pulls the latch up. Just give Apple a call or take it into an Apple Store.
  3. cb911 macrumors 601


    Mar 12, 2002
    BrisVegas, Australia
    so, you used to stick a piece of leather between your keyboard and screen when you closed it... and now that leather thingy is gone. and now you're having problems closing it? :confused:

    listen to yellow, just take it to a Apple store to get it looked at.

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