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screen turns black, computer is running, but screen stays black...

1550 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Apr 10, 2010 4:25 AM by BucksCountyBob RSS
Harry van der Loo Calculating status...
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Apr 10, 2010 2:14 AM
Hi Everybody, i could do with your help...

I will try to discribe the problem,.. if the screensaver comes on after 15 minutes, and i try to wake the computer, the screen turns black, like it would when turned off... you can hear the computer is on and running, but nothing on the screen, touching the mouse pad, or any button on the keyboard will not wake the computer... if i than close the lid, i can see the little white light and when i reopen the lid.. nothing.. sometimes briefly like a millisecond or so, you can see the screen on, but than goes to black again....

Any ideas??

it does not happen when working on the computer, only when it comes out of screensaver, or if left alone for longer than 30 minutes or so.... really strange...

Anyway, your help is appreciated!!!
Macbook, Mac OS X (10.6.3)

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