Currently Being ModeratedNov 7, 2011 9:45 AM (in response to Pete Volkmar)
You can try a SMC reset, but it that doesn't power something it needs repair or replacement.
Sometimes if the battery was really drained or old, it takes a long time to get it started charging again, like a couple of weeks.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 7, 2011 9:53 AM (in response to ds store)
Thanks, but I've tried SMC. The battery has 5 lights. I/ve removed it for a few minutes and tried again, with and with the power adapter connected; all resulted in nothing. Hello Apple technician.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 7, 2011 4:21 PM (in response to Pete Volkmar)
If your MacBook Pro is a 2008, it may be your graphic card. It turns on, no chime, black screen , only very low sound of the drive spinning. No other response. Holding down the power key completely turns it off. See on the bottom of the support page about repairs and extended warranties. It it is the graphic card discussed their, Apple will fix it for free (new logic board/ graphic card).