Keyboard Unresponsive on Some Apple Notebooks

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Date: Wednesday, July 12th, 2006, 09:08
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We continue to report on an issue where the keyboard and trackpad suddenly become unresponsive on various Apple portables (MacBook Pros, MacBooks and PowerBooks included) forcing the user to reboot (after first shutting down by holding the power key) in order to regain control.

We previously noted a number of potential fixes, including removal of keyboard shortcuts, checking for problematic remnants from system migrations and more.

MacFixIt – Keyboard becomes unresponsive on various Apple portables (#4): Additional fix

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The Apple Core: Apple revs Boot Camp to 1.0.2 beta 1

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Date: Wednesday, July 12th, 2006, 03:00
Category: Software

Apple has updated Boot Camp (specifically Boot Camp Assistant), their disruptive software that allows Intel Macs to run Windows natively, to version 1.0.2 beta 1.
Remember that this is beta software and that Apple is not offering support. If you must live on the bleeding edge and already have BC installed just run the 1.0.2b1 installer, burn a new driver CD, boot into XP and install it
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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Microsoft’s “Argo” to Challenge iPod

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Date: Wednesday, July 12th, 2006, 00:42
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We’ve had to sit on this one for a while, but it’s about time we showed you guys at least one possible form Microsoft’s Argo / Xbox-branded wireless portable media player could take. Sent to us from an insider working on the project, we’re told the device pictured above is indeed a part of “Project Argo.”

Microsoft’s “Argo” / Xbox wireless portable media player – Engadget

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