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Old Feb 12, 2008, 06:35 PM   #1
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MBA WILL NOT Start-up

When I press the power button, the sleep indicator light comes on and NOTHING ELSE happens. What should I do?
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 06:38 PM   #2
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Call AppleCare or take it to an Apple Store.

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Old Feb 12, 2008, 06:38 PM   #3
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If you have tried the pram reset and smu reset, all I can suggest is you get onto Apple.
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 06:39 PM   #4
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I NEED THIS FILE

IM GOING TO PANIC
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 06:43 PM   #5
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I NEED THIS FILE

IM GOING TO PANIC
I dont blame you really.... but like I say is it just utterly completely dead then? Is there no start up chime ?

Try PRam reset. Hold down alt/option and command/apple + P + R and press powerbutton. Keep hold until it beeps and then reboots again.

Unfortunetly your a regular so chances are you already know this procedure and have already tried it
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When I press the power button, the sleep indicator light comes on and NOTHING ELSE happens. What should I do?
ur sure the battery is charged
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 06:45 PM   #7
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okay....take the battery out and....OH nevermind...

Good luck. I'm sure you can fix it. Just call apple asap.
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 06:46 PM   #8
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Bring it in and see what happens or open it and get the hard drive and connect it to usb.
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Bring it in and see what happens or open it and get the hard drive and connect it to usb.
loll connect a 1.5" HD to usb?? can it be connected to a regular 2.5"/3.5" HD case?
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 06:51 PM   #10
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are you sure the brightness is on?

press F2 a couple times =)

try the resets first before calling or going apple store..
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 06:51 PM   #11
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Nothing is working, I'm going to have to take it back. gosh i need this file.

iDeath is a good option for me atm.

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Old Feb 12, 2008, 07:00 PM   #12
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been on the phone with apple for 15 minutes... "Have you tried resetting the PRAM?"
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Man, I wouldn't want to be in your shoes. I really wish you well in recovering the goods. Please keep us informed, this is important news to those owning an Air. This pales in comparison to battery charging time issues....
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 07:23 PM   #15
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yah, keep is updated on this, i am looking at buying a MBA and want to know about known issues before looking farther into it

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have to send it in to apple so they can "capture" it
wait 7-10 days for a replacement (local apple store is sold out)

I'm not a happy camper
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 07:35 PM   #17
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awwwwwwww i am sorry was it acting strange??????
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 07:46 PM   #18
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aww that sucks well send it off and tell us how it is after it comes back!
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When I press the power button, the sleep indicator light comes on and NOTHING ELSE happens. What should I do?
poop your pants ... to quote a famous doctor .... "its dead Jim"
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Old Feb 12, 2008, 08:00 PM   #21
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thinking more along the lines of BBB.ORG
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thinking more along the lines of BBB.ORG
People contact the BBB when their computers fail to work and the manufacturer had no opportunity to repair?
Good luck getting it fixed. It sounds like Apple is willing to look into the issue for you.
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It happens to all of us....send it in....
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I'm sorry to say but this is exactly why I use two computers in parallel for about a month to make sure that 98%+ of my stuff is always synced new with old. The RSS of the gen. 1 MB's screwed me bigtime.

Have you tried starting it as much as it will until sleep light is on and then letting it go until sleep light shuts off, putting it on charger and starting from there? Maybe it's related to the charging/battery health/power manag. unit anomaly in a more severe state.
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