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Macbook Pro - pitch black screen. solutions?

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NoreenWazar Calculating status...
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May 9, 2013 8:48 AM

My Macbook Pro 13" bought in late 2011, the screen is pitch black when i switched it on this afternoon, i had used it last night and there was 0 issues. i have tried to restart it a few times, but nothing seems to work. How do I solved this problem?

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  • Eustace Mendis Level 7 Level 7 (24,645 points)
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    May 9, 2013 10:19 AM (in response to NoreenWazar)

    Try SMC reset:

     

    1. Shut down the computer.
    2. Plug in the MagSafe power adapter to a power source, connecting it to the Mac if its not already connected.
    3. On the built-in keyboard, press the (left side) Shift-Control-Option keys and the power button at the same time.
    4. Release all the keys and the power button at the same time.
    5. Press the power button to turn on the computer. 
      Note
      : The LED on the MagSafe power adapter may change states or temporarily turn off when you reset the SMC.

    Excerpt from:

    http://support.apple.com/kb/ht3964

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