Is a MacBook that's ran over by a car worth fixing?
Hello! I'm pretty new to this community, so bear with me please! :P
A good friend of mine gave me this MacBook Pro 15" late 2011 for free! But it was ran over by a car :/
The screen is completely shattered and the bottom cover is badly bent. When I first turned this on, it did the triple beep, which I then re-installed the memory, and it does boot with the ominous apple chime. So, up to that point, I believe the computer is "functional"
I am about to take this to the apple store to see if they can help me out, but I wanted to hear your opinion as well.
So here is my question. Is it worth it to fix this? I mean, I am willing to fix the screen and replace the hard drive or memory if I have to, but I don't want to replace the screen to find that the motherboard got damaged :/
Here's the thing, when I turn it on, the computer does the chime, the front light indicator turns on, and the screen is on but broken. When I close the lid after turning on, the front light indicator does go on. I left it on for 15 mins in hopes to see that it went to desktop, but the volume button doesn't do anything. And the keyboard light buttons doesn't to anything either. The caps lock light turns on when I press it, but that's about it. Can anyone tell me if their MacBook's keyboard is unresponsive to the volume button when it boots into the log in? Or could it be that it boots into some kind of error?
Anyways, any insight will be greatly appreciated. Thanks for taking your time to read this ^^
Is this a good question?