Respuesta a "Replacing only the keyboard without full Topcase"Ya I ran into that problem on the way. I figured you could set a "power on" timer and also in terminal set it to power on after power failure. But both of those aren't ideal. This is what I ended up doing: I removed the power button, removed the plastic lift frame under it, cut out the rubber nipple under than and clipped the black plastic "frame" it was connected to. This gave me access to the actual button activator. It is two leads each with its own pad. When the button is pressed the pads touch, activating the button. The pads are laminated in a tough plastic sheet. I clipped the plastic sheet away from the black plastic "frame", then trimmed the top of the plastic until I was close to the pads. Then I got a razor and separated the plastic laminate to release the plys. Now I can pull the pads away from each other and the power button isn't activated anymore. I discarded the trimmed off pieces and the rubber nipple. Then I got a thin piece of cardboard paper to slide between the pads. Then put the...
Respuesta a "Replacing only the keyboard without full Topcase"Has anyone tried manually disabling (unplugging) the keyboard and leaving it? While researching this repair I've bought an Apple Wireless keyboard and have been using it instead. The only problem is that the liquid spilt on my original keyboard periodically engages the power button. If I could just unplug the original keyboard then using the wireless one would suit just fine. It's thin enough to throw in the laptop case while traveling.