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Ultimate Geek

# 215173 15-Jun-2017 12:44
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$100 - as is

Charger (Apple 60W magsafe A1344) available for $50 to anyone.

Pick up - Browns Bay

Just looking to cut my losses on this. Could be an easy fix for someone, or it could be good for parts. I haven't tested different RAM modules yet, I have only rearranged the original ones. Read more about the problem below.

Serial number: C1MHRHW7DTY3

I bought a mid 2012 MacBook Pro off TradeMe about a week ago. I bought it with full knowledge that the screen wasn't working, under the belief that it's just a screen issue.

• MacBook Pro arrived, worked fine (only used briefly) connected to my monitor.
• Booted up to OSX utilities, wiped the drive and then installed El Capitan successfully
• Next morning, everything works fine, download Sierra, begin installing Sierra, then after a while there's a white screen (on the monitor)
• After a while I turn off the computer as its unresponsive
• Turn it on again and I'm greeted by 2 beeps (different tones)
• Did some googling and found it's an incompatible RAM problem
• Reseat the RAM - no luck
• Try various arrangements of RAM - no luck
• Call Applecare, go through all the trouble shooting steps with no luck
• It now has the two beeps followed by the apple startup noise, this will keep repeating every 10 seconds or so until I shutdown the computer
• Applecare suggests it is most likely something to do with the RAM, and suggest I take it to an authorised repairer.




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  # 1805491 23-Jun-2017 08:44
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Do you still have this?

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  # 1805511 23-Jun-2017 09:58
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ludez: Do you still have this?

@ludez Sorry, it has been sold to another GZ member.

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