MacBook not turning on, hard drive beeps once, dead?

So basically I watched family guy on hulu (but fell asleep) and when i woke up, I got the "Reserve battery power" pop up on my screen. I close it, plug it in, and go out to the library.

I get back, open up my macbook and what did I see? Nothing. Nothing at all. The screen is completely blank. The hard drive spun a little, had a short low-volume beep (not like the RAM beeps) and shutdown. Tried it again, same thing. Tried it multiple times, sometimes with the beep, sometimes without...either way...it's not turning on.

Note: I replaced the hard drive in my macbook with a WD Scorpio Blue or whatever its called.

I think there is something wrong with the logic board maybe? I need my laptop to do my homework due on Friday, so any help would be appreciated!

Edit: Forgot to mention: I tried resetting the PRAM and everything else, but it won't work cause the computer won't even boot...

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Can you boot to install disk and use tools to examine the HD?

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no, the cd went in, and now its just in there. every time i press the power button it just makes a noise, but it still shuts off. i've also tried removing the RAM, and it beeps once(an actual loud beep) when i try to turn it on without the RAM.

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Went to the apple store - they confirmed what I was scared of...dead logic board.

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Did you check the RAM? The Apple store is in the business of selling logic boards.

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Who are you going to believe? Apple Corporate Support page information, a guy that makes nothing for helping you (me), or the Apple store who will make $300 to $700 off you? Check the RAM.

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"For the thing that I fear comes upon me, and what I dread befalls me", Job 3:25

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Unplug it, take the battery out and hold down the start button for 10 seconds. Then put it back together and try starting.

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A good start +

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Tried it, still nothing...hard drive whirrs, then beeps but still doesnt start up.

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Remove the battery and try starting using just the AC adapter.

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That doesnt work either. I'm almost 100% certain it doesnt have to do with power. I also tried it with another AC adapter, both with the battery in it, and without.

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1 beep = no RAM installed reseat the RAM one stick at a time in each of the slots. You may have developed a bad slot.

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1547

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