MacBook Trouble

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Palmer, Feb 1, 2007.

  1. Palmer macrumors member

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    I need some help with my MacBook.

    While copying a DVD using Toast and I got up to cheek on it and I felt some static electricity and after that my Mac does not work.

    It will show something on the screen for a second or two then the screen goes dark and nothing happens. When I restart it, it makes a loud beep.

    I fear the hard drive is dead.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. Me1000 macrumors 68000

    Me1000

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    call support, or take it to the store, but leave out the copying DVD part :p
     
  3. Palmer thread starter macrumors member

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    That is what I was thinking. I don’t have and Apple Store close by, but I do have a privately owned Mac store, that shouldn’t be a problem should it?

    Thanks
     
  4. mick4394 macrumors 6502a

    mick4394

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    I'd leave the "felt some static electricity" part out too.
     
  5. compuwar macrumors 601

    compuwar

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    If it's in warranty, or you have AppleCare, call the store and ask them if they can do the repairs. My one AppleCare experience was through a private store, and it went well.
     
  6. Palmer thread starter macrumors member

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    I bought my MacBook in May or June of 2006 so I think it is still under warranty.

    I’ll give the store a call and see what they can do.
     

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