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Model A1347 with 2.4 or 2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo Processor.

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Mac mini 2010 doesn't work


Have the problem that my Mac Mini mid 2010 no longer starts.

When I turn it on, the LED turns on and the fan runs, but the screen remains black.  After a short time, the Mac Mini will start beeping 3x short 3x long 3x short.  But what does that mean?

On the Apple side, I only find 3x long 3x short 3x long which indicates an EFI update error, but mine beeps the other way round.  What could that be?

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Here’s what your beep codes mean in better detail Startup tones, EFI, and fixing failed firmware updates

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but there is also not the beep code that is on my Mac Mini. It says on the Page 3 times long 3 times short 3 times long but on my Mac mini the code is 3 times short 3 times long 3 times short.


I've encountered both and both are related to EFI failure.


how do i get this fixed? there is no firmware rescue dvd for the Mac Mini mid 2010 on the apple page


thanks, but how do I get the firmware reinstalled if the screen stays black and just beeps the Code for SOS?


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