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Mac book air, unable to log on, (enter password) as curser

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mac book air, unable to log on, (enter password) as curser is frozen in upper left corner, also get a bluetooth key board setup dialogue window: this may be due to password ***** with capital B
JA: Just to clarify, how old is your MacBook Air and what operating system are you running?
Customer: less than a year, april 2016
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: no
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: off on a couple of times safe start: hold control while starting = no change
JA: Anything else you want the Mac expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: no damage or liquid spills
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Pete replied 9 months ago.

Hi, I'm Pete. Welcome to JustAnswer! I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply ASAP.

Expert:  Pete replied 9 months ago.

Can you try connecting an external keyboard to a USB port on the Macbook Air and see if that lets you logged on?

Once successfully logged on, we can work on carrying out any repairs...


Customer: replied 9 months ago.
logged on with external keyboard, curser still frozen, bluetooth set up assistant window has opened looking for wireless mouse or trackpad
Expert:  Pete replied 9 months ago.

Ok, so the problem is with the mouse and not the keyboard - are you currently using a wireless mouse? If so, check the batteries in it. Try replacing them then check if the mouse works again.

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