03-10-2010, 05:03 PM #1
MacBook screen goes black then NOTHING
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- Dec 14, 2008
I have a really annoying problem with my MacBook 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo 2GB... for weeks my fan was running high constantly while watching video and running many applications at the same time. All of a sudden my screen went black, the fan was running, and nothing would bring it back. I held down the Power Button to shut it down, waited some time, turned it back on, and all I got to was the grey start up screen with the spinning thing. I waited for about 10 minutes for it to work, but nothing happened.
I tried to solve it by resetting the Parameter... still... just the grey screen with the Apple logo.
I also tried the Hard Drive test and so on... still, same grey screen
So I ended up using time Machine to restore the entire thing while I was using the Leopard Install DVD. The problem was that I hadn't backed up my machine for 5 weeks.
Two days later, the same thing happened again... black screen. So I had to restore from Time Machine yet again.
Does anyone have an answer for me or knows a thread with similar problems?
It just almost happened again when my screensaver started to kick in... I (in panic) hit all sorts of buttons as soon as the screen went black, and it came back... I don't know what it could be... Hardware? Maybe the RAM or the Graphics got too hot... ???
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