Replace or Fix All 2011 Macbook Pro with Graphics Failure
  • Petitioning Timothy D. Cook

This petition will be delivered to:

Apple Inc
Timothy D. Cook
Apple Inc
Craig Federighi (Apple Inc) (Apple Inc)

Replace or Fix All 2011 Macbook Pro with Graphics Failure

    1. Raj Dsouza
    2. Petition by

      Raj Dsouza

      Sydney, Australia

Everyone who bought a macbook pro spent a huge premium to buy macbook pro's and did not expect to have a manufacturing defect. This issue had made a 2500$ investment a piece of junk in 2 years. We do not buy Apple products with this in mind.

Apple has not provided any signs of talks or steps from their side even though huge number of users are affected with this issue. Infact they are making money by given them logic board replacement solutions which is making the issue worse.

To:
Timothy D. Cook, Apple Inc
Craig Federighi (Apple Inc) (Apple Inc), Apple Inc
Replace or Fix All 2011 Macbook Pro with Graphics Failure

Sincerely,
[Your name]

Recent signatures

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    1. Reached 15,000 signatures
    2. mbp2011: Take Action! - 2011 MacBook Pro, GPU Failure, Image Distortion

      Raj Dsouza
      Petition Organizer
      mbp2011: Take Action! - 2011 MacBook Pro, GPU Failure, Image Distortion

      Let's send Apple a message: Owners of the mbp2011 MacBook Pro line of computers experiencing widespread GPU failures will not be satisfied until our machines are restored to FULL working order through a replacement program at no cost to the users.

    3. Lets push our GPU issues forward to Apple

      Raj Dsouza
      Petition Organizer

      Greetings ‪#‎mbp2011‬ family!

      Its been a long time since I have communicated. We have decided to CRASH of ‪#‎iPhone6‬ event on twitter.

      Here is a link to the event we all are organising
      http://on.fb.me/1ryb1mR

      We all should take part in this event to make sure everyone listens to us.

      The D-Day is
      Tuesday, September 9at 10:00am - 1:00pm in PDT

      If you are not able to access the event URL please do the following.

      1. Tweet messages including the #iPhone6. ‪#‎iWatch‬ hashtags and one of either ‪#‎MacJunkAfter3Years‬ or ‪#‎AppleIgnoresThousands‬ (we want to try to get one these to trend (other suggestions are welcome but we need to focus on two maximum). try to keep it clean and avoid the low stuff. We don't want to appear like a ragtag of whining losers. You get the idea.

      2. If enough space left in the tweet try to make mention of our action.mbp2011.com website. We want traffic to it to convert them to supporters, sign the petition etc.

      3. Attach pics of broken mbps, break.cc has tons of images, humorous posters or anything you think would help highlight and bring attention to the problem.

      4. Retweet as many of the other participant members’ tweets and retweets as you can. This is KEY to get to the tweetstorm. You should be able to identify them by our own hashtags.

      5. For members who use languages other than English feel free to adjust for your own language.

      6. Finally thanks again for your support, do your best, have fun and may the force...
      If you have any useful advice to make the event even better, feel free to comment away. Good luck to us all and see you on the twitter beach on D-Day at H-Hour!

    4. Reached 12,500 signatures
    5. Apple remains mum as complaints mount over 2011 MacBook Pro GPU failures

      Raj Dsouza
      Petition Organizer
      Apple remains mum as complaints mount over 2011 MacBook Pro GPU failures

      With an increasing number of early-2011 MacBook Pros suffering from what appears to be similar issues relating to built-in discrete AMD video cards, owners are now calling for a replacement program. As AppleInsider first reported in October, a significant number of early-2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro owners saw system crashes and graphics failures seemingly related to the laptops' discrete AMD-built GPUs.

    6. Reached 2,500 signatures
    7. Reached 750 signatures
    8. Some 2011 MacBook Pros Experiencing GPU Glitches, System Crashes -MacRumors

      Raj Dsouza
      Petition Organizer
      Some 2011 MacBook Pros Experiencing GPU Glitches, System Crashes

      Many early and late-2011 MacBook Pro owners with discrete graphics cards seem to be experiencing GPU failures and system crashes on their machines. In addition to several tips received by MacRumors, there's lengthy thread on the issue on the Apple Support Communities, a Facebook group, and many reports of trouble on our own forums. It appears that the MacBooks, first released on February 28, 2011, are displaying screen glitches primarily during graphics-intensive work or games.

    9. Owners of 2011 MacBook Pros report critical GPU failures, system crashes

      Raj Dsouza
      Petition Organizer
      Owners of late-2011 MacBook Pros report critical GPU failures, system crashes

      It appears a significant number of early-2011 MacBook Pro models with discrete AMD GPUs are seeing issues with system crashes and hardware failures, and reports of hardware failures are coming in at an escalating rate.

    10. Reached 250 signatures
    11. MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Early 2011 Teardown

      Raj Dsouza
      Petition Organizer

      http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9211839/Apple_s_new_MacBook_Pros_raise_quality_concerns

      "Holy thermal paste! Time will tell if the gobs of thermal paste applied to the CPU and GPU will cause overheating issues down the road.:

    12. Facebook Page dedicated to Discrete Graphics Issue on Macbook Pro 2011

      Raj Dsouza
      Petition Organizer
      MBP Discrete Graphics Issues

      MBP Discrete Graphics Issues. 25 likes · 12 talking about this. Owners of 2011 MacBook Pros are reporting issues with the discrete AMD graphics. Apple offering only replacement for around 500USD as a solution !

    13. Apple Discussion Thread is Back Online

      Raj Dsouza
      Petition Organizer

      We still don't have any updates from apple.

    14. Reached 50 signatures
    15. Owners of Early 2011 MacBook Pro Reporting Sporadic GPU Failures

      Raj Dsouza
      Petition Organizer
      Owners of Early 2011 MacBook Pro Reporting Sporadic GPU Failures

      Owners of early 2011 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pros are reporting issues with the AMD GPUs in their computers. In some cases, the component completely fails, requiring an expensive replacement of the logic board.

    16. Reached 10 signatures

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    • patrick labes AUSTRALIA
      • 28 minutes ago

      Mine has stopped working all together

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    • Marili Robles de Medina SAVANETA, ARUBA
      • about 1 hour ago

      After just 3years of use, I now have to pay half the cost of the pc to have the problem fixed. I expected more quality for the price I paid.

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    • Sky Blanchard MARIETTA, GA
      • about 1 hour ago

      I own a 2011 Mac Book Pro and I've had my logic board replaced twice already, due to this issue. Now my AppleCare has ended and I am once again facing the same issue. I don't think I should be forced to repair something I've already spent a small fortune on. I thought I was purchasing a quality product.

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      • about 1 hour ago

      My MPB from 2011 has a Graphic Failure and cannot even read emails anymore.

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    • Mark McKeen PORTLAND, UNITED STATES
      • about 1 hour ago

      Having spent an absurd amount of money on a laptop, I expect it to last more than a few years. None of my other laptops have had this issue. Apple needs to acknowledge the problem is not software but a defect in the hardware. Replace devices having this problem and lets move on.

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