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My Apple laptop will not turn on at all - the plug 'light' shows green - so I am thinking that the battery is fully charged - but, absolutely nothing happens - it cannot be turned on - and I am terrified that I will lose material on the laptop...Ideas on what I should do??? Thanks. C

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Hi there.

1. If, when you push the start button, you here the DVD drive make its start noise, and you here the MAC startup sound/chord but with no display, you may be lucky and just need the screen replaced. This can be checked by connecting the laptop to an external monitor. If the external monitor displays the laptop's screen normally, you've found the problem

2. After #1, things pretty much get more serious. There's a strong possibility that your video/graphics controller/card which is soldered to the logic board could very well be dead, and for that you have to send away to have that card replaced, or install a new motherboard.

I hope that #1 solves your issue.

Best Wishes

Posted on Aug 01, 2010

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