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Mac froze, will not re-boot

Mac froze, I turned it off manually (held power switch till hard drive turned off) and when I re-booted it I get a blank screen and the computer beeps 3 times in intervals. I also removed the battery, re-inserted it and it still does the same thing. Help? Thank you!!

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3 beeps means that it's not detecting the ram cards. It could be you have a bad ram card or simply need to remove and reseat them back into their slots.
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I experienced the same situation and solved it by resetting PRAM by holding the "COMMAND" "OPTION" "P" and "B" keys upon startup.

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Your DDR2 Ram chips are not seated correctly. There are Mac Repair Guides that show you how to reach the Ram Modules to properly seat them If that doesn't cure the problem you may have a logic board issue, that would be addressed by the Apple Genius bar and if you are out of warranty any third party Mac Repair place. iSlate Repair.

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It could be that your RAM is loose. Open the macbook back up and take out the memory and reseat it. This article could also help you diagnose the problem see http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2674

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Hello!
If you have a mac then three beeps and a black screen means you have a memory fault. This means the computer cannot find its memory. If you take out and re-insert the memory this should fix the problem. If this does not, contact Apple support for more help if needed.

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Sounds like your hard drive has gone south. You may have noticed it slowly getting slower or random clicking noises coming from inside. Sometimes hard drive can just go but usually you may have had some of these types of things happen before it just stops. You will need to take it into apple if it is under warranty, if it isn't then you have the option of installing a third party hard drive, if you have the 13in macbook or the new 15" unibody macbook pro this is really easy. Hard drives in the latest macbooks are just laptop sata drives.

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