Macbook Pro booting to blue screen - keyboard broken

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by sherlock1993, Nov 27, 2014.

  1. sherlock1993 macrumors newbie

    Nov 27, 2014
    I have a Macbook Pro and the keyboard was damaged a year or so ago by a drink spilling on it, the Macbook itself has continued to work fine but the keyboard stopped working so I have been connecting my iPad as a wireless keyboard.

    However the Macbook is now only booting up to the blue screen with a mouse, the bar at the top of the screen loads and I can open recent applications and system preferences and applications like quicktime load but no others (preview, photoshop etc.).

    I wanted to know if I purchased a wired keyboard and plugged it in would it work and perhaps I could boot it in to safe mode?

  2. sherlock1993 thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 27, 2014
  3. Samuelsan2001 macrumors 604

    Oct 24, 2013
    No Idea

    Unfortunately you have a unique situation and only trial and error will show if it will work. I'm sure you can borrow a usb keyboard from somewhere though to give it a try!! Work, school, the local refuse yard, second hand from a charity shop for a dollar they really are everywhere

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