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You can no longer just tap the Power Button on a Mac to put it to Sleep. On any Mac running Mavericks or newer the Power Button should function as follows: Power Button: 1~2 second hold = Sleep 3~5 second hold = Options Dialog 8~12 second hold = Force Shut Down Alternatively, if you have a keyboard hooked into the Mac you should be able to hit: Control+...


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The picture in your question is referred to as an AC wall adapter, or "duckhead" (US) and slides out of the AC power adapter so you can then slide in the AC power cable (US), pictured in the link in your question. The picture below shows the "duck head" being slid out of the AC power adapter and once removed the AC power cable gets slid in its place, thus ...


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A few years late, but something like this will help. SinLoon-Enhancer Y splitter Hub Adapter Cable-Female-Charge-Extension It's a Dual Male USB Cable, one of the male connectors are for power, the other for power + data. It should give you a full 1AH with the power connectors from both USB ports, assuming your hub can output more than 500mah total.


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How do Powerline Adapters Work? Powerline Adapters are, in effect, baluns1 that embed an RF frequency on electrical wire. What they are doing is taking the unbalanced CAT5 signal (which requires a ground connection) and converting it to a balanced RF modulated signal that is transmitted over the building's copper electrical wiring. At the other end, it ...


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Happened to my brother with a brand new original Apple charger. What he did was to remove the charging extension (thicker cable) and plugged the square power box directly into the sliding plug, and it worked. See below: This worked for him, but might not work for you, let us know! :)


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Dont have the rep to comment, trying to answer anyhow. You need to make sure you have the correct wattage on your magsafe adapter. A 15 inch computer requires a 85w magsafe adapter. If you use a 60w adapter it will run the computer but not charge it. It will however run and charge a MacBook Air that only requires a 60w or 45w adapter. I guess you already ...


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Surely not all those hard drives are faulty, so I'd look at the SATA controller or cable. Seems you may already have figured that out though.


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Would it boot with the old (original) hard drive? If so, you need to either clone the HDD to the SSD via Disk Utility (hold Cmd+R at boot), or install OS X anew on the SSD. You can use DiskMaker X to prep a USB installer, or use a OS X install DVD, assuming you can find one and the MacBook has an optical drive (fairly sure a '10 model does). Just sounds ...


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It will work if you connect an external keyboard via USB. PS: If you boot the macbook, hold down the option (alt) button to get the boot menu and install Mac OS X.


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No. You don't do any damage to a power adapter by leaving it in. The fact of the matter is that power adapters die for one reason or another. Personally, I have power adapters for products that have been in use for well over 15 years, being plugged in all day, every day. I also have power adapters that barely last a year. For the most part, my devices ...


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Your Mac should still be able to turn on with a dead battery. As long as charger is functioning properly, it's more than enough to both power up and charge your Mac. You have three possibilities for the cause of this: MagSafe Board (highest probability). This board is known to go bad and when it fails, it presents symptoms similar to what you are ...


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Even if your battery is dead, your computer should still switch on, see this article for more details. Might be power cables inside your laptop. You can test with voltage meters, if you don't know how it works, you can always go to an electrician or just take it into a computer shop or even Apple.


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The battery appears to be dead or damaged. I would go to an Apple Store to have it replaced. But It is still strange that even with the power cable connected it does not turn on. Another test you could do is resetting the PRAM by holding Command + Option + P + R and turning on the MacBook



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