Fucking Backlight

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by a-money, Dec 19, 2007.

  1. a-money

    a-money OT Supporter

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    after i put my computer to sleep by closing the lid, as soon as i open it up the lcd backlight looks like it went. the apple logo doesn't light up and no activity on the screen. wtf if anyone knows a fix for this lemme know cuz im about to take this back to the apple store

    not even 6 months old :hs:
     
  2. Naturally Baked

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    try holding down the power button and restarting it
     
  3. a-money

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    no go :(
     
  4. Naturally Baked

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    weird...theres been a few times I've opened mine up from sleep and it hasnt responded but Ive always been able to restart it :ugh:
     
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    dooks88 need some bat wings

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    remove battery, wait 10 seconds, put battery back in, press power.
     
  6. a-money

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    nope none of this worked

    went to the apple store to drop it off, its a definite hardware issue, no power to external monitor, tried power recycling nothin

    sadddd day :(
     
  7. hurleyint1386

    hurleyint1386 Someone has sand in their vagina

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    but you're within the 1 year warranty, so it's covered for free. so there's a bright side. that's why i always suggest apple care.
     
  8. Naturally Baked

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    yes, get apple care!!! It just saved my life, 2 days ago I took mine in, they said if I didnt have apple care it would be a 2000 dollar repair :ugh:
     
  9. a-money

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    oh yea i pissed that the screen went out in such a short time but damn glad it was under the MFG warranty. i planned on getting apple care anyways, ive seen lots of shitty things happen
     
  10. Aznpho

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    mine went out last month.. it was the 6month mark also.. got a new display/clamshell/logic board and new keyboard from apple care!


    too bad my keyboard wont light up anymore.. but ill brign that ina another day to get fixed.
     

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