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'Dead' ThunderBolt Displays after FW 1.2 update - posts on Apple Repairs/Replacements
(Follow-up on Apple Thunderbolt Display Firmware Update v1.2.)
More posts in the apple display forum thread on Thunderbolt Display "dead" after Firmware Update 1.2 includes an owner that noted getting a display repaired and one affected owner getting a new Thunderbolt display replacement even though his 'dead' display was out of warranty.
  
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(Dec 16th) Updated Apple Support/Troubleshooting/How-To Articles:

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Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades/Mods/Repairs:
  • Mac OS X Compatible 802.11ac Adapters (USB, PCI Express, Mini-PCIe)
  • Reports on Combo 802.11ac Wifi + Bluetooth 4.0 card kit for Mac Pros
  • OS X Drivers for Belkin F9L1109 802.11ac USB 3.0 adapter (OS X 10.10 report)
  • (2008 Mac Pro) Asus PCE-AC68 802.11ac PCIe card with OS X Yosemite
  • Another 2009 Mac Pro NB (overheating) Heatsink Retainer Repair
  • 2009 Mac Pro 6-core 3.46GHz CPU Upgrade, Repair NB Heatsink Retainers
  • 2009 Mac Pro 12-core CPU Upgrade (Dual 2.93GHz X5670 Westmere CPUs)
  • 2009 Mac Pro Northbridge High Temperatures? Check Plastic Heatsink Retainers
  • Tips for HDCP Errors/Problems playing purchased iTunes HD Video

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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      Monday, December 15th News Archive
    • Nvidia 343.01.02f03 Graphics Driver Update for OS X 10.10.1 Yosemite
    • OWC In-Line Digital Thermal Sensor for 2009 to Present iMac Hard Drive Upgrades
    • Another post on Unknown unicast traffic storms from Apple Thunderbolt Displays
    • Geekbench 3.3 update (what's new)
    • EtreCheck version 2.1.3
    • Apple Support/How-To Article Updates:
      - iTunes for Mac: Moving your iTunes Media folder
      - How to Locate and organize your iTunes files
      - How to open an alternate iTunes Library file or create a new one
      - How to remove adware that displays pop-up ads and graphics on your Mac

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