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IQ Nill
MBP screen blackouts
on Apr 29, 2007 at 3:02:10 am

Hi,
My 15" 1.8GHz 1GbRAM MBP turns the screen off without any warning.
There seems to be no pattern to it.
Suddenly the screen goes black - if pointed to the light I can still see the mouse and all the windows and programmes running.
Mouse clicks don't do anything, pressing keys does nothing. At the same time the little light on the front is off.
The only way to get the screen to light up again is to close the lid, open it, close it AGAIN, open and everything is fine again - for a while...

Is it a power saver gone bonkers?

IQ


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IQ Nill
...oh yeah, and...
on Apr 29, 2007 at 4:55:45 am

... the battery is charged, F2'ing (increase brightness) doesn't work either.

IQ


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zrb123
Re: ...oh yeah, and...
on Apr 29, 2007 at 5:49:47 am

sign up for an appointment at your nearest apple store



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IQ Nill
Re: ...oh yeah, and...
on Apr 29, 2007 at 7:12:49 am

thanks, seems a logical thing to do, although I found this: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303319

will give it a go...
I'll you posted

IQ


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IQ Nill
Re: MBP screen blackouts
on May 5, 2007 at 11:59:50 am

done, new logic board and the dvd drive.


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