MacBook Pro5.1 year 2008

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by bopsi, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. bopsi macrumors newbie

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    I got silever MacBook Pro5.1 year 2008. Screen has freezed while I was working....keyboard nor trackpad didn't respond anymore.
    I was able to turn it off. If I turn it ON, HDD sounds OK, also sleep light....but it doesnt do anything more. Screen is dark, it doesnt come online. I cant put it to target mode. It doesnt respond at all. I have changed both RAM slots with older RAM moduls that I still keep just in case. I assume they both are OK. I was able to put DVD DiskWarrior in optical drive.....now I am unable to eject it.
    Is it motherboard? Could it be graphic card "only"? I still didnt remove HDD and try it as ext HDD or what ever to test it. But I am pretty sure it is not HDD. Please help with idea what and how to test it.....or how to eject DVD at least.
    thanks in advance
     
  2. daneoni macrumors G4

    daneoni

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    If the screen isn't even powering on then i'm guessing its the Logic Board.
     
  3. bopsi thread starter macrumors newbie

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    No! Screen is black. It doesnt lit for a second or something.
    Optical drive spins the disk as far as I can hear. But I can not eject it anymore.
     

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