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My 2008 MacBook Pro won't turn on it just beeps twice over n over again

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Here is what you can do, hold the power button down for 10 seconds, then press an hold the left SHIFT, CONTROL, an OPTION together for ten seconds all together then release the three SHIFT, CONTROL, an OPTION while still hold the power for ten more seconds.

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Probably a bad cpu or memory. You'll need to take it to an apple store.

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Here is the procedure that is recommend from Apple to help with the not waking from sleep problem. I included both methods as it is not clear which macbook you have. I also included the link to the article at the bottom.

The System Management Controller is an integrated circuit (computer chip) that is on the logic board of the computer. As the name implies, it is responsible for power management of the computer. It controls backlighting, hard disk spin down, sleep and wake, some charging aspects, trackpad control, and some input/output as it relates to the computer sleeping.

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Here is the link to the article at the Apple support site.

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