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Solved: What is the tiny hole on a ibook g4 screen

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  1. computerboyo

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    What is the tiny hole on a ibook g4 screen
     
  2. VegasACF

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    Your Apple has a worm in it.

    Just kidding. I don't think those (though there are a wide variety of iBook G4s out there) have built-in iSight cameras, so my first thought of it being a light sensor for the camera goes out the window. Does this iBook have a backlit keyboard?

    Could you narrow down the possible models that this could be so I can find a picture of it to reference?
     
  3. computerboyo

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    ibook g4 mid 2005 1.33ghz 12inch
    no backlite keybord
















    Andrew
     
  4. ferrija1

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    You mean this? A little magnetic hook is in there and when the screen is almost all the way shut, it comes down.
     

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    no the pin hole on the side












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  6. VegasACF

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    Microphone? Don't know. Launch some software that utilizes the internal mic and then (lightly) move your finger over the hole. Do you get loud scratchy noises? Do the meters (if applicable) jump off the charts?

    Then that's what it is. If not, no clue. Look for a worm.
     
  7. SoltoN

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    take a picture and post it so we can see what you are talking about.
     
  8. VegasACF

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    Scroll up four posts (from yours), click on the image therein, look to the right of the display, and behold the hole in all its glory.

    I'm still guessing microphone. But I've never had an iBook, so all it is is a guess.
     
  9. SoltoN

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    ya, that is a microphone
     
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