It takes a minute to locate the arrow cursor and I click on the blue slider button and drag it to the right and the screen returns. Investigations of this bug showed the problem appeared to be rooted in the handling of the dual graphics cards in MacBook Pro models from 2010, and while Apple to address the problem, this update did not help all who were experiencing it. I can hear the chime though; I'm not sure if that means anything. A screen replacement will cost an arm and a leg. Glad to hear you've gotten it taken care of and no issues so far. I am going to solder them on and see if that solves the problem.
Also, I tried to do the 'hold down option-command-R-P'-thing but it hasn't solved the problem. It took them 2 weeks to come back to me saying it was the inverter cable and they will have to replace it, it would cost approx. Again, no success in uncovering the screen problem. This restarted the computer in Safe Mode, with the screen visible again. I opened it up, ejected the ram, and cleaned the fans and tried startup again, but again no response.
So does anyone want to share some insight on why this happened? Waking from Sleep Black screen issues are most common when waking your MacBook from sleep. However, after following all the on-screen instructions and changing your password, nothing happens — you still see the black screen. When my wife switched on her Macbook 2007 model the screen lit up for sometimes a minute and sometimes only seconds, then it went dim moving the screen often made it dim immediately reducing the screen brightness all the way then making it bright again worked frequently but any screen movement made it revert to minimum brilliance again reducing the brightness to minimu again and then increasing seemed to work. If the monitor shows a good image, the display or the display connection is suspect. Hello Dan or anybody who can help. When it goes black, I can use the F1 and F2 keys but have to keep it on a very low setting—and sometimes it won't work for long. I have to power up the laptop.
I don't know if it's heat related by resting my hand there or slight pressure. So I just hit the start button and right after I did the Option-Command-P+R and held it for 2 or 3 seconds and then let them go. The screen is not affected by moving it open or closed. After stop pressing four keys, push power button to start Mac, and iMac screen will not go black. Nor have any one of my friends who have MacBook Pros about 10. The issue will not occur with a stress test done by some computer.
However, if I close it almost all the way and turn it upside down, it powers up fine. I had the same problem with my 2009 white macbook. If it's tight try playing with it and see if it works to see if it's damaged. And maybe next time don't freak out when your Mac is going slow and stop mashing enter. As to your problem: Not sure why the Apple Store tech implied it was the logic board given your symptoms. He also said I may as well get a new one when this starts happening.
Could it be something, besides a screen replacement that I can try myself? MacBook asking you to reset password on bootup? In this way, I can make the computer 'wake up' by closing and opening it once or twice. The next part to look at is a faulty display. It will then work normally until for no apparent reason this happens again. Disclaimer: If you are reading this, chances are there is a hardware problem with your Mac. I have Macbook Air 13 Early 2014 model. I mentioned the display criteria in the last paragraph of my initial response. I pressed right and enter as I knew the pen drive comes up on the right.
I guess he found it too splendid a free MacBook Pro from uncle. How to Scan and Clean Mac Junk with MacClean Step 1 on your Mac. I'd say take this to Apple, or an Apple Certified Repair shop to find out what is the true problem. Since I had no sound I waited until I saw the apple light up, then I tried that sequence of keys. I had the same problem on a white macbook mid 2009. Computer is about seven years old! Barely 4 months old Just recently my laptop will flash a black screen.
Thank you for getting back to me. A nearby crack in the insulation of one of the wires was noted. Hooking up an external monitor appears to be functioning fine while the main display remains dark or shows the garbled mess in the screenshot above. All you need is run on your Mac. I tried to push the power button for like 10 seconds straight when I turned on to see if that would fix the problem but no. Copyright © 2019 iMobie Inc. The next thing you want to try is resetting the and see if it helps.