Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Grey screen only after display cable change

    Member Since
    Jun 18, 2009
    Posts
    7
    Grey screen only after display cable change
    I just replaced the display cable on my trusty old 15" PB G4. The reason for the cable change was because the screen was going completely black, but I could usually get it back by closing the cover, waiting a few seconds and then opening the cover again. Finally one day it didn't recover, so I thought the display cable might be an easy fix. (Well, not easy, but not expensive at least).

    Now I get a completely grey screen after start up. No question mark, no image of a hard drive, just a completely grey screen. Also, it takes several minutes for the grey screen to appear. At first it is just black. I do get a chime.

    I don't hear or feel that HD spinning up. That's a worry.

    Any ideas? Do I have a screen / display issue, or a HD issue?

    Thanks

  2. #2
    Grey screen only after display cable change

    Member Since
    Jun 18, 2009
    Posts
    7
    anybody?

  3. #3
    Grey screen only after display cable change
    VegasGeorge's Avatar
    Member Since
    Sep 23, 2006
    Location
    Las Vegas, NV USA
    Posts
    893
    Specs:
    iMac, and Macbook Pro
    Have you tried an external display? That might give you a hint as to whether it's a display problem or not. If the external display is OK, then I'd suspect the new cable or connections are faulty.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-03-2015, 08:22 PM
  2. Broken screen need to change the display output
    By TardisBlue in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 02-16-2012, 09:44 AM
  3. dvi cable for adding display screen macbook>imac
    By jan.millan in forum Other Hardware and Peripherals
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-18-2010, 01:35 PM
  4. How to change display settings on broken screen
    By joea132 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-01-2009, 08:31 PM
  5. Installer screen problems, grey screen decending
    By alexj1954 in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 11-18-2008, 07:17 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •