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Current version by: oldturkey03 (vote details) ,

Title:

Please help me! My MacBook won’t turn on! I’m traveling in CR

Text:

Hello and thank you in advance for all advice and help.

I am currently in Costa Rica for the next three weeks. I have my laptop with me and have a few pressing writing deadlines—- I am a PhD student. My computer was working fine yesterday and when I went to turn it on today, it will not turn on. No noises are made at all and I have tried a few different suggestions (holding down keys at the same time, unplugging charger etc). The charger light is green which shows the battery is charged.

The nearest macstore is 6 hours away. I am desperate.

Any suggestions? And, if I am must wait for a repair, will everything on my computer be lost? I am an idiot and none of my files are backed up on an external hard drive.

There have been no liquid damage or spills. Today I was walking in a bit of a light rain for ten minutes but the laptop was secured in my backpack and none of my books that were also in the bag show any signs of water damage.

Device:

MacBook Air 11" Early 2015

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

537580

Original post by: India ,

Title:

Please help me! My MacBook won’t turn on! I’m traveling in CR

Text:

Hello and thank you in advance for all advice and help.

I am currently in Costa Rica for the next three weeks. I have my laptop with me and have a few pressing writing deadlines—- I am a PhD student. My computer was working fine yesterday and when I went to turn it on today, it will not turn on. No noises are made at all and I have tried a few different suggestions (holding down keys at the same time, unplugging charger etc). The charger light is green which shows the battery is charged.

The nearest macstore is 6 hours away. I am desperate.

Any suggestions? And, if I am must wait for a repair, will everything on my computer be lost? I am an idiot and none of my files are backed up on an external hard drive.

There have been no liquid damage or spills. Today I was walking in a bit of a light rain for ten minutes but the laptop was secured in my backpack and none of my books that were also in the bag show any signs of water damage.

Device:

MacBook Air 11" Early 2015

Status:

open