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Old Nov 25, 2008, 10:55 AM   #1
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Macbook won't turn on - help please - full charge - no power on light

Hi,

My Macbook white which was bought exactly two years ago today won't turn on. Its got full charge on the battery and it won't power on even when connected to the mains.

I press the power on button and the white light indicator does not light up and the screen does not come on!!

Help!!
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Old Nov 25, 2008, 11:11 AM   #2
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Maybe it's taking the day off since it's your Macbook's anniversary.

J/K, you may have to do an SMC reset.
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Old Nov 25, 2008, 11:23 AM   #3
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And how might I do that my friend? I can't be loosing the data on that computer
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Old Nov 25, 2008, 11:28 AM   #4
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Oh, sorry about that, forgot to post the link to Apple's instructions to reset SMC. Let us know if works out.
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1411
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Old Nov 25, 2008, 11:31 AM   #5
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Oh, sorry about that, forgot to post the link to Apple's instructions to reset SMC. Let us know if works out.
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1411
Dude, thanks for taking time to reply, will this remove my data such as applications?
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Old Nov 25, 2008, 11:39 AM   #6
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Dude, thanks for taking time to reply, will this remove my data such as applications?
no, SMC reset won't do anything to your data.

(sorry for butting in, I clicked into this thread accidentally [stupid fast moving forum spy] and just decided to answer)
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Old Nov 25, 2008, 11:57 AM   #7
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Nothing.

The Macbook won't turn on still.

The charger light comes on when its plugged in.

The battery is on full.

Please any more ideas?

Its out of warrenty.
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Old Nov 25, 2008, 01:21 PM   #8
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I searched around a bit but found nothing other than resetting the SMC. Hopefully someone will come around soon with another solution. Other than that I would recommend to take it to the Apple store or an authorized Apple repair, even though it's out of warranty they can at least give you an estimate. I always recommend buying Applecare.
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