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Old Feb 1, 2008, 07:06 PM   #1
yasser.alhawaj
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My Mac Won't Switch On !! Hellp

okay so here it goes.

i foolishly slept with a candle lit. when i woke up i accidentaly knocked the candle wax over my Powerbook charger ... it wasn't affected though ...

there was a bit of wax on the head of the charger so when i plugged in my laptop to charge it smoked up a bit and then stopped working ..

ANY SUGGESTIONS ETC ????

i took it to the apple store and they said that the logic board might be dead, but i doubt that ..

the laptop charges
the battery works
the charger works


but it just wont switch on

HELP ANYONE PLEASEEEEEEEEEE ???? i have all my work saved on there.
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Old Feb 1, 2008, 07:25 PM   #2
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Have you tried resetting power management? Pull out the cord and battery and hold the power button for a few seconds, then put 'em back in and press the power button.

Might also try Cmd+Opt+P+R, but I doubt it'd work.

Smoke's kind of a bad sign, Dude.
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