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Cracked keyboard I've had my MacBook for about 10 months, and a week or two ago, I noticed a small sliver of flappy plastic coming off of the edge of the keyboard. I'm right-handed, and it's at exactly the spot where my right wrist hits the edge of the frame. Has anyone had (or heard of) this problem? It seems like a weird design flaw. Computer's working fine, but I'm afraid it's falling apart.

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  • commatose Sep 02, 2008

    it's definitely a macbook. nothing's squeezing out; it's kinda splintering. here's a pic, although the flappy thing just fell off. 

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OK, that is the "Top Case". I hope your machine is still under APPLECARE. If not I would call Apple and have it on record. The issue is a defective, splintered top case that Apple has acknowledged. For more info into Macbook defects try :
 MacBook - Appledefects
The computer is less than a year old which means You APPLECARE is still active. I would def contact APPLE and go on record as once 1 year from the retail date has passed, you will be responsible for and costs for parts, labor and possibly shipping.

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Are you sure it's a macbook and not an ibook? The macbook has an embedded kebboard. It's ribbon cable and connectors are inside of the laptop as opposed to the ibook, which is installed on the top case. The Ibook did have issues with the clear or green ribbon cable squeezing up from under the right side.

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