Apple Provides Prolonged Protection For 2011-2013 MacBook Execs With Video Points
Apple is providing a new restore program that extends protection for sure MacBook Professional fashions made between 2011 and 2013 which are exhibiting issues associated to video. This system provides both free repairs on affected fashions, or reimbursement for repairs already paid for by customers. The it’s a simple method to examine in case your MacBook Professional is amongst these coated by the extension, thanks to Apple’s help software, and the serial quantity yow will discover in your machine’s “About This Mac” dialog field beneath the ‘’ menu in OS X.
Fashions that could be affected embrace the 15- and 17-inch MacBook Professional, in addition to the 15-inch MacBook Professional with Retina show, offered they have been manufactured through the 2011 to 2013 time span. Signs your machine could also be exhibiting if it’s affected embrace video distortion, lack of video or picture regardless of a powered-on pc, or sudden system restarts. Solely within the case of a Mac truly displaying these signs do you have to contact Apple to benefit from the restore program, since in any other case you probably don’t have an issue.
Apple has usually been excellent about extending warranties when it finds extra system issues affecting fashions out of guarantee. The corporate offered an official assertion to TechCrunch relating to the restore program extension:
We’ve discovered that a small proportion of MacBook Professional fashions bought between February 2011 and December 2013 might exhibit video points and we’ll restore these methods freed from cost. We’re contacting clients who paid for a restore via Apple or an Apple Approved Service Supplier to rearrange a reimbursement. Clients can study extra concerning the restore program, together with affected fashions, service choices and restore reimbursement info at http://www.apple.com/help/macbookpro-videoissues/.