macbook pro (13" mid 2012)

  1. imactor

    My MacBook Pro doesn't turn on unless it's connected to wall

    Hi, I've got a MacBook Pro 13" mid-2012 standard configuration and a strange thing happen: - I'm unable to turn on the computer unless the mac is connected to the wall. - I press the battery indicator button and nothing happens. - It has a good battery - The power button is OK - I connect...
  2. B

    2012 MacBook Pro Service Battery- Replace or get new MBP?

    Hello!! I've had the mid-2012 Macbook Pro 13'' (2.9 i7 processor, 8 GB RAM and 750 HDD) for four years now. Recently i started getting the Service Battery warning, so i ran some diagnostics and it seems it needs to be changed. Apple Diagnostics: (sorry for the bad picture quality) And...
  3. J

    2012 13.3" MacBook Pro Upgrade!!

    So I'm looking to pick up a used 2012 MacBook Pro and upgrade to a 256+ gig SSD and 16 gig of RAM. Does anyone have any experiences with this and how it went for them, good and bad, and does anyone have any recommendations???
  4. B

    MacBook Air vs MacBook Pro

    Hello. I know this thread is so popular and yet so annoying. Anyway, I am trying to help a friend with choosing his laptop for college but I found myself in trouble trying to decide which one is better. We are talking about these exact models: 1. MacBook Pro 13" mid 2012 - i7 3520m 2.9GHz - 8...
  5. C

    Post crash Problems

    Hi all, I have had some issues with my refurb mid 2012 MBP beginning about a year after I purchased it. Wound up replacing (upgrading) the memory due to the 3 beeps issue in late 2015. Replaced it again under warranty this past November due to the same issues and the machine has been ok since...
  6. K

    MacBook Pro not recognizing hard drive.

    So out of the blue my Mid 2012 Macbook Pro is not recognizing ANY hard drive. I am getting the folder with the question mark even after replacing SATA cable. Disk Utility cannot find the hard drive either. I have tried 3 different hard drives 1 of which I am currently using on a different MAC so...
  7. henrysephlai

    Mid 2012 Macbook Pro 13" i5 dual core 2.5ghz

    I am currently doing a video project with my non-retina mid 2012 Macbook Pro 13". It has the i5 2.5ghz dual core. I have upgraded it with two 4gb RAMs, and there is just the 500gb HDD for storage. Now I know it's not super fast but I want to edit 4k videos or at least be capable of downscaling...
  8. Cesarisg

    Macbook Pro Mid 2012 i5 in 2017

    Hello everyone, a friend is selling me a Macbook Pro Mid 2012 for $300, the base model i5 and 4gb of ram, it's very well taken care, no dents or scratches I've used it for a day and didn't overheat or froze. My question is... Is it worth it in 2017? I want this laptop for my wife, her...
  9. T

    Unable to boot to windows after deleting linux partition

    Hi. I have a macbook pro, which I had tripplebooted. After deleting my linux partition I was unable to boot into windows. Windows is installed using bootcamp. When I try to boot to windows it only shows a blinking cursor in the top left screen. I have tried the /Bootrec.exe /FixMbr, Bootrec.exe...
  10. Andyfm

    MBP Mid-2012 Samsung SSD Upgrade - Cloning

    Hi - Right now, I'm waiting for my mid-2012 MacBook Pro's hard drive to clone onto a Samsung 850 EVO SSD (using Carbon Copy Cloner). A couple questions: Can someone elaborate a little bit for me on TRIM (specifically, do I need it? From what I've read so far, it sounds almost essential to...
  11. L

    Mid-2012 Macbook Pro HDD Cable Problems

    I have a 13in mid-2012 macbook pro that has served me well until about 9 months ago when it would start up with the flashing "?" folder (unless I held it at the right angle for some reason). After a lot of research, I concluded that it must have been the hard drive cable that was the problem...
  12. 1

    Safari and app store don't work

    Hi, I have a Macbook Pro Mid 2012 running Sierra. I turned it on today, got the usual chime and startup screen, entered my password to log in and then the screen went black with just the cursor showing. I tried several restarts, reset PRAM and SMCand nothing changed. I stumbled on a thread...
  13. andrewwhite178

    'Return' as password

    Hey - So I had my MacBook Pro 2012 set up so that every time the password screen appeared I could simply hit the 'return' key and I would be logged in. (I know it's not very secure but that's ok right now.) I have backed up erased everything from it and reinstalled the macOS as a new computer so...
  14. Joaquin_bloch

    HELP! MacBook Pro 2012 question mark folder. Tried almost everything.

    Well, I am coming today to this forum to ask for some help. Quite recently my MacBook Pro 2012 (now 3-4 year old) starts up with a question marked folder. I did some research on the matter and came back with the conclusion it was either the hard drive or the hard drive cable. So, I looked in the...
  15. Ryan700

    Found what was causing rattling in my wife's 13" MBP

    I opened my wife's 13" MBP and found a ball bearing size amber plastic bead. Anyone know where it comes from? Is is important? Sorry for the blurry image as my phone doesn't focus that close.
  16. Lieutenant_Carter

    Driver error when installing Windows 10 through Bootcamp on MBP

    Hey! First of all, these forums have been an awesome help for me while trying to get Windows 10 up and running on my MacBook. Unfortunately, I've run into yet another error, this time one that I haven't found a solution for via various forums yet. I'm trying to set up Windows 10 on my MacBook...