This take-apart guide is for the 17" MacBook Pro.


2 days ago
Why does this video not work?


2 months ago
It's hard to come by well-informed people about this subject, however, you sound like you know what you're talking about! Thanks

Powerbook Medic

7 months ago
@Burnett - there are so many possibilities including software, RAM, hard drive going bad, CPU or GPU overheating, etc. It may be best to take it somewhere to get professionally diagnosed.

Burnett Hinds

7 months ago
my macbook pro is freezing up how to diagnose problem?

Daniel York

1 year ago
I have a 2008 17 in Mac Book Pro. Working fine but the heat issue they all have, I closed the top it went to sleep... For good... Wont start, Chime or anything. I held down the power button and you could hear the hard drive start to spin up for about 3 seconds then with your ear to the computer can hear a faint beep and goes off. Pulled the ram 1 at a time and even switched them to see if that might be the problem. With both out it made a loud beep about every 5 seconds. Help... Do I need a new hard drive, Mother Board, Ram... Also what about the fans. Being 6 years old now do they need replacing? I will call you tomorrow so this may get answered but I am stuck. Thank you and thank you for the great videos you provide on this site. I work in Haiti and will need to order what you suggest to fix this computer.


1 year ago
I have the 1212. Couple months ago, after working for a period of time, the screen would begin to get mosaic (corrupted squares on screen) in certain horizontal regions and then lock up. After a period of several weeks, the same would repeat, but at closer times to start-up. (I thought it was a corrupt video driver.) The severity of the mosaic and time from from start-up increased to where when I turn it on, it immediately goes to a mosaic pattern for a few seconds and then appears to shut down. The "Geek Squad" told me it was the logic board that needed replaced. Does that sound right to you and is there anything else that could be doing that?


1 year ago
hello, I have a problem, the pc starts with the ignition noise until the apple with the image and then turn off. It has done since he fell (50 cm ...) I tested without hard disk without ram, the problem does not change, what do you think? thank you

Powerbook Medic

2 years ago
@Mike - I would start with the magsafe board. That is responsible for the audio and sending power to the battery. Worst case would be the logic board.
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