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I had a similar thing happen to my old Macbook. I discharged the battery all the way down and then couldn't recharge it for about two days. When I finally could charge it, it wouldn't charge or turn on. It turned out to be the battery. You can probably get a replacement battery from Apple (if it turns out to be the battery), but I found cheaper options on ...


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Had EXACTLY the same problem with my Early 2011 Macbook Pro. Kept trying to startup when on external power and made it to about halfway of the progress bar, then stopped and started again. Did nothing when on battery only. For me it was the battery. Before all this happened a full charge would take me only half an hour so I knew it was bad already. Take out ...


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What I did was format my disk, Then it popped up with the questioned folder I was confused, and after hours of rebooting and holding alt/options and command R/P I just went to where it said install OS X again. Verified it with Apple again. (Press continue). And now I'm playin The waiting game for my computer to restart and hopefully get back to normal ...


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I asked the Twitter user @launchderp: @launchderp Arelaunchctl load and unload still safe to use, at least until 10.12 or whatever comes next? c.f How do I use non-"legacy" launchctl commands to load and unload plists? And @launchderp replied @tjluoma Yeah they're still safe. Too many years of dependencies to break them. While ...


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It is an infuriating problem. If your Macbook still doesn't work then you will need to take it in to an Apple Genius Bar to see if they can help you fix it (or arrange for a repair under warranty). Hopefully you have got enough data from your Mac so as to be able to back up, or continue working on a new Mac.



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