|Jun 10, 2010, 01:20 AM||#1|
Macbook pro doesnt start up
this is my first time posting something on this forum, so please bare with me. i looked everywhere online before posting this message to try to find the answer to fix my problem.
my problem is when i start my mac what it does is the sleep light continuously blinks and it stays on the black screen. i tried what apple online site said to, clean out the ram, try to rest the ram, test the ram one at a time. everything i do does not seem to work. i would get a mac genius to look at it, but i have no money.
please help me,
after posting this, i still had to find a way to fix my mac, i found out it was the RAM, hahah.
you have yo push it in really hard till it makes a click sound.
i got this from a another post here at macrumors
1. Get rid of the PSU.
2. Get rid of the battery.
3. Do the >10 second thing on the Power Button with everything off.
4. Take all the RAM out. (This was what made the difference IMO).
5. Do the >10 second thing with the Power Button again.
6. Have a cup of coffee.
7. Do the >10 second thing with the Power Button again.
(I have to wonder if whatever that does takes a lot longer to drain / clear the PMU than Apple thinks.)
8. Stick the RAM back in.
9. Stick the battery in.
10. Connect the power.
hope that helps someone, like it did with me
Last edited by JoeToro; Jun 10, 2010 at 11:25 AM. Reason: case closed
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