Macbook Does not Power Up, need HELP!

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by m0sheikh, Jan 31, 2009.

  1. m0sheikh macrumors newbie

    Jan 31, 2009
    MacBook 13-Inch with Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), 2.16GHz, 160GB HD, 1GB RAM

    This computer will not power on anymore, for whatever reason I am not sure. have had this laptop for a little over a year, and have taken immaculate care of it, always carrying it in a protective carrying case. As of last week, it will no longer turn on. No liquid or any other substance was spilled on it, so I am baffled as to the reason it will not turn on. When plugged into the charger, the charger lights up green, as to show that the computer is fully charged, yet it will not power on. If you know how to fix this problem, please let me know!

  2. sheepopo39 macrumors 6502

    Sep 18, 2008
    did you ever hear clicking sounds coming from the hd?
  3. HLdan macrumors 603


    Aug 22, 2007
    You can try resetting the SMC (System Management Controller). When the system or parts of the system become inactive resetting the SMC will correct these issues. My Macbook Air's camera stopped working and after resetting the SMC it reactivated it.

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