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How to recover corrupted MacBook Pro SMC Firmware

I have a MacBook Pro Retina 15" that is no longer bootable due to (as far as I can tell) corrupted SMC firmware. The reason I think this is that SMC resets no longer work, the MagSafe charging light ...
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How do I turn off MagSafe light?

When I go to sleep at night, the two green lights (emitting from both sides of the MagSafe connector of my 13" MacBook Air's power adaptor) light up my whole room. How do I turn these off? I ...
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Macbook Pro 15.4" Aluminum body alternative to Magsafe Charger [closed]

Is there any other method of charging this Macbook Pro late 2009 other than the Magsafe. Mine broke, I have a magsafe coming and need to use my system but is low on battery now. Can you charge through ...
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Are all 60 watt apple magsafe adapters compatable?

I have a 60 watt apple magsafe adapter with serial number A1184. There are a good number of other 60 watt adapters produced by apple that appear to have similar hardware, but I'm not sure if they're ...
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Is it a fire hazard to use my wife's MacBook charger on my MacBook Pro?

(This is similar but doesn't address the fire hazard issue.) I have a MacBook Pro with an 85W power adapter. My wife has a MacBook with a 60W power adapter. We charge both computers with both ...
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MacBook makes a noise from the MagSafe connection every time I flip a widget

OK this is bizarre. But basically, what happens is on my MacBook (latest model) whenever I 'flip' a Dashboard Widget I hear a little noise for the duration of the flip: like a tiny continuous squeak ...
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Why does my MagSafe power connector only work one way round?

It's not a major problem, just a little niggle, but just lately the MagSafe power connector on my white 13" MacBook only seems to charge one way up. Previously it didn't matter which way up it was. ...