>>>> help please macbook pro wont start up<<<<<

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by dirtstout, May 15, 2013.

  1. dirtstout, May 15, 2013
    Last edited: May 15, 2013

    dirtstout macrumors newbie

    May 15, 2013
    Can anyone please help.

    i returned from holiday. tried to turn my mac on and there was nothing. so i thought the battery was dead.

    i plugged in the charger the charger goes green as if it is fully charged when i press the power button, the sleep light flashes once then goes off. it sounds like the fans start then it stops.

    its a 2010 17inch 2.53 i5 if that help.

    any help will be greatly appriciated as i am at a complete loss.

    ps i have bought a new charger as i thought it was that but no joy :confused:

    thanks in advance
  2. Bear macrumors G3

    Jul 23, 2002
    Sol III - Terra
    Since anything else that could be wrong is internal, you should bring it to an Apple Store and ask about the cost of repairing it.
  3. johnnnw macrumors 65816


    Feb 7, 2013
    Could of told you it wasn't the cable likely because the light was coming on.

    Try an SMC Reset. It can solve this problem sometimes.

    Also make the title a brief description of the problem next time, not just please help. It will help you get more responses and makes things more organized.
  4. simsaladimbamba

    Nov 28, 2010
    To edit your thread title to a descriptive one, to get a knowledgable audience and help making the thread easier to find for people looking for the same information, just click on the [​IMG] button on the bottom right of your original post and then click the [​IMG] button below your message.
  5. dirtstout thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 15, 2013
    sorry guys. should have though about that a bit more. just a little stressed here.

    will try the SMC reset. hopefully that will work.

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