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    Mac book pro battery ...

    One of our Mac Book Pro batteries just expanded....
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    Quote Originally Posted by Face-Man View Post
    One of our Mac Book Pro batteries just expanded....
    OMFG ?!? Would never have guessed that was a battery!! How did that happen?

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    Rather worrying *typing on his MBP*

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    Chuck it in the bin - [ best place for any Apple product ]

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    Chuck it in the bin - [ best place for any Apple product ]
    I paid too much to do that!

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    OMG I've never seen a laptop battery do that before.

    We did have it happen though with the battery in one of our APC UPS - it looked like a football when we eventually got it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    Chuck it in the bin - [ best place for any Apple product ]
    Lol... we'll remind you of this when schools are forced to deploy Mac!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by matt40k View Post
    Lol... we'll remind you of this when schools are forced to deploy Mac!!
    The school already knows my attitude towards Macs on a Windows network.....

    Although I did tell a teacher to get one a few weeks back instead of doing video editing on a PC........
    What happened ? They ended up doing it on a PC !!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    The school already knows my attitude towards Macs on a Windows network.....

    Although I did tell a teacher to get one a few weeks back instead of doing video editing on a PC........
    What happened ? They ended up doing it on a PC !!!
    Lol...

    Not used Macs much. I've seen people using them for audio, which is really good, I've done a bit of video editing on a (pre-Intel) G5 (and a P4 PC using pinnacle) which was alright.

    Still yet to seem them on a domain. Really want to try that at some point. Next step would be to get SIMS working on it native. No virtual software.

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    Love Macs, though when I supported a Mac network there were lots of battery problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mattx View Post
    Chuck it in the bin - [ best place for any Apple product ]
    Agreed Never had PC Battery's do that ever, must be another typical mac problem, unique to them stupid things. PC Battery's leak nicely or ooze far more fun they make sticky messes and if teachers don't use them right, it goes on there laps or in the bags, or proves a point they don't use the laptop when its eaten its way through the laptop, and its bag and dried and gone crusty

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    Quote Originally Posted by john View Post
    or proves a point they don't use the laptop when its eaten its way through the laptop, and its bag and dried and gone crusty
    Do we work in the same school?!


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    Yikes. I've just purchased a MacBook.

    Looking at all this has got me worried.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Yikes. I've just purchased a MacBook.

    Looking at all this has got me worried.
    Did you get a free fire extinguisher with it ?

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    Lol, no but I'm seriously thinking of taking it back and asking for a refund.

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