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MacBook Pro Recovery


I am having some problems with Macbook Pro. Recently, the screen was becoming frozen, or blank, before loading, and I had to shut it down manually. When I tried to restart it, there was beeping, and the laptop could not come on. If I waited for a little bit, then I could turn it on after an hour or so. I fixed it, I thought, by fixing the hard drive. However, since this week, the freezing has started again, and it is not turning on at all. It beeps when I switch it on, to begin with just one beep, and then when I force it to quit so I can reboot, it beeps in a fast sequence. I have not been able to get the data off the drive.


I have a problem with a Macbook Pro laptop which has suddenly stopped working. When I turned on the computer, there was no response, although the bottom of the laptop started to get very hot. I decided that there must be a problem with the system, so I turned it over and removed the back. What I saw when I pulled off the cover was my processor, with black spots all over the Intel. These spots look as though they are burn marks from something, although there is nothing actually in contact with the processor where the black marks are. I am not able to get onto the system, clearly, because the processor has been burned. I replaced the processor but Mac will still not boot up.

MacBook Pro Recovery

Even the highly respected MacBook Pro – just like any other computer – can develop a fault which may leave you, the user, feeling hopelessly and woefully prepared when it comes to regaining and restoring your precious files.

You could try the customary pressing of selected buttons which activate a hard disc recovery, reinstate partitions and leave you with a MacBook Pro in a similar state to that in which you first started using it. But all of your work, your files, and movies, whatever you use it for – are all gone.

A popular complaint regarding the Apple MacBook – and relating to models manufactured in 2011 – is the so-called ‘Hard Freeze’. This renders the computer useless as it locks up and allows the user to do nothing other than feel helpless and reach for the power button. Having rebooted the machine it may work fine but research into the problem suggests that in a lot of cases the problem will re-occur and once it begins it can re-occur three to four times daily.

The major problem here is the safety of your data. With the continual spinning up of the hard drive and sudden stopping as the power is cut, the risk of hard drive failure is instantly increased.

Some hint at leaving the computer switched on as a possible solution but this in itself only leads to more problems – overheating of the CPU, memory, hard drive and internal components plus addition wear and tear to the heat sink and fan. Indeed a lot of MacBook users have stated that the fan has become noisier as a result of this ‘Hard Freeze’.

Now even though you may think that switching your computer on and off is perfectly fine – and for the most part it is if done within reason – the continual sudden switching on and off can lead to problems. Hard drives that suddenly stop without being allowed to ‘spin down’ can become unusable – leaving you the user with a computer with a useless hard drive and information you can no longer access.

We here at Plymouth Data Recovery can offer you a service where should the worst happen and you find yourself with an Apple MacBook Pro that won’t boot up, we can help you retrieve that all important information – be it for the workplace or personal use.