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My Macbook won't start up. I was using it yesterday when suddenly it just shut down. Sometimes it does that when the power cord is not connected but this time, the cord was connected. I have tried all of the re-start procedures I've found online: Taking the battery out & unplugging it then turning it on then putting the battery back in & plugging it it and turning it on. Ctrl-Command power button turn on Optin-Command-P-R turn on For all of these the gray screen came up with the Apple and spinning disc, but before too long, in either shuts down or the screen goes black. At one point, I could faintly see my desktop but that didn't last long either. I have also tried putting in the Mac OSX disc and turning it on. This brought up a menu that asked me how I wanted to install my hard drive. As I went to make a choice, it turned off again. Is there anything else to do? Is it worth even taking to get fixed or is it completely ruined now?

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Hmm sounds like u got ramed or logic explosion if its still under warenty take it to an apple store and say yo give me a new mac >:( and there like is it under warnty and u be like yeh (dont say u open itttttttttttttttttt) because it might of voided it say you took it to a apple person and they didnt really know if they ask

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