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Laptop dead. power surge.

I had my apple ibook g3 charging overnight and while I was away we had a thunderstorm. When I came back I reaized we had had a power surge. Unfourtunatley, my ibook was not pluged into a surge protector and now will not turn on. I tried to plug the computer into the ac adaptor and maybe give it a little help to turn on yet it still didn't turn on. I had the computer on and working before I left so the problem must be from the power surge. I have heard a few things that there are special restart codes that I could possibly do to help turn on my laptop. If anyone has any ideas on what could work please shoot me an e-mail at rn.mart@yahoo.com thank you very much for reading this and have a great day!

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Hi there,
You need to reset the Power Management Unit. The instructions for most models are here:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1431?viewlocale=en_US
Choose the one for your model part way down the page. Once reset you should be up and running again.

All the best
Sean
PiDigital.co.uk

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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