Not finding internal HDD - retina 15"

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by incka, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. incka macrumors newbie

    May 4, 2009
    Hi. My retina 15" has stopped working. It loads a blank screen. In recovery mode it can't find the internal storage. Before this it kept having weird freezes where you'd have to turn the machine off, especially if you moved it. Those have been going on for months since a apple repair on something else. It's out of warranty and also there's no Genius Bar appointments available for about 10 days in the nearest dozen apple stores, I need the machine for work so I can't wait that long. Any ideas of what to do?
  2. jondunford macrumors 6502


    Oct 22, 2013
    Going for a poo Moderator
    if you go to the genius bar without an appointment they sometimes have a few spare slots
  3. Weaselboy Moderator


    Staff Member

    Jan 23, 2005
    You don't necessarily have to go to an Apple Store. Search here for an authorized Apple repair center.
  4. Brian Y macrumors 68040

    Oct 21, 2012
    If it's OOW, and you're handy with a screwdriver - it will probably be cheaper to replace the SSD yourself.

    I think OWC sell replacement drives.

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