My beloved MacBook Pro broke today. Its not that old, and is still my pride and joy. But all of a sudden the built in iSight suddenly stopped working, and I was left photo-less. But do not fear, if your own MacBook Pro decides to disable your iSight camera, there is a way to get it back to health and working again.
The solution is simple, turn your MacBook Pro off. Then press the Power button, immediately after you hear the chime press and hold the Shift key. This will put MacBook into safe mode. (Be sure to release the shift key when you see the apple logo). You will notice when in Safe Mode that the login screen is shown, even if you normally log in automatically.
Once booted, and you are logged in, turn your macbook off, press the power button again, and boot in as normal, (without pressing any keys). Your iSight should now be working again.
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Posted On: Tuesday, January 6th, 2009 @ 7:05 pm by Ian Tearle
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