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I opened my mac and pressed the power on button and nothing.

The little light on the mac is on when the lid is shut and goes off when i open the lid,also the underneath is warm, I have plugged it into recharge.and still nothing

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    Macs R We Jul 14, 2010

    The "little light" is the sleep indicator, and according to your description it is doing exactly what it is supposed to do. Plugging in the Mac to recharge doesn't actually make it "do" anything. So could you please clarify what problem you think you have? In other words, what do you think your Mac SHOULD be doing, and what is it doing instead?

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You're most likely trapped in sleep mode. This can happen when the mac runs out of power in sleep mode.
Simply hold the power button down for 10 seconds, then press again to boot up as normal.

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