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My macbook pro won't turn on. There's just no power... nothing. When I put the charger in, it acts strangely. The orange light sometimes turns into green. My laptop is new, so I highly doubt there is something very wrong with it. What could be wrong?

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a Mac Pro is something very different to a macbook pro ;) Also, that sounds like there really IS something very wrong with it (the light is supposed to ALWAYS be green. push the little button on the left side down near the front to check if the battery has any charge) and how new is new? –  Trezoid Oct 19 '10 at 19:44
    
mine is orange when charging, green when charged –  stijn Oct 19 '10 at 19:46
    
sorry i meant a macbook pro –  Justin Oct 19 '10 at 19:49
    
i don't see any button on the left side near the front... when i click the button on the bottom, two green lights appear, but then they dissapear –  Justin Oct 19 '10 at 19:51
    
Is this one of the MBP's with the integrated battery? –  Nic Oct 19 '10 at 19:55

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Take the battery out and try to start it up.

(See comments - user noted that the laptop had a removable battery (also not that new))

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WOAH, that worked!!!! Thanks!!!! –  Justin Oct 19 '10 at 20:01
    
Why did that work? –  Justin Oct 19 '10 at 20:02
    
You're probably going to need a new battery. –  Nic Oct 19 '10 at 20:03
    
it's running out of juice? –  Justin Oct 19 '10 at 20:04
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Batteries do weird things sometimes. For example, the battery in my personal MBP stopped working and swelled to 1.2 times its size, putting pressure on the glass trackpad and breaking it. I've worked with thousands of MBPs and never experienced that before. Weird things happen with them. If you can, take it into an Apple store and have them test it before buying a new one. –  Nic Oct 19 '10 at 20:04

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