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Why wont my MacBook start

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Update (11/03/2015)

how do I do a SMC reset. Battery is fully chargd. Green light is on charger and when button on side is pushed, a row of green dots come on.

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Just attempted the smc reset. Nothing happened.


Do you see an orange light when you charge your macbook? i Need more info in order to help you.


its been happening alot on these just not powering on and a green light on charger and its an smc reset if that


When you hit the power on button do you see anything at all or hear anything?


no, there is no sound at all. Screen stays dark.


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This is the procedure to reset the SMC from Apple:

To reset the SMC:

Shut down the computer.

Plug in the MagSafe or USB-C power adapter to a power source and to your computer.

On the built-in keyboard, press the (left side) Shift-Control-Option keys and the power button at the same time.

Release all the keys and the power button at the same time.

Press the power button to turn on the computer.

Give it a try, let us know if it makes any difference.

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I attempted the SMC reset as per your instructions. Nothing happened. No sound and the screen remained dark.


cannot seem to disconnect the battery. please advise......


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