Bad Monitor Another reason the monitor could shut off is because of a malfunction in the circuitry. Is anyone else having this issue and is there a fix? I would appreciate some guidance on other options I can try or whether this is something that others are seeing with their iPads. I've never added any memory to this machine. The only thing to do in those situations was to manually shut down and restart. Today I realized whenever I turn the device on, I could see a faint apple logo in the background when it starts thus the system is running in the background and I could see the desktop too but its too dim.
You need to know that this reset would not affect your apps, your saved pictures, your important data, your music, movies, etc, so do not be afraid to do this reset. If it's tight try playing with it and see if it works to see if it's damaged. Quick solution for black screen on MacBook So yesterday I was doing some research online, when all of a sudden my Macbook's screen went dark! This all started when we left to visit relatives over Thanksgiving week. Jun 17, 2014 So my mum had the iPad 2 for 3 years now no problems. Keep your Mac plugged in and charge. I tried turning it back on but it will not turn on. It has started to have a mild flickering just before going out.
Next time back up your data. So far, your symptoms are quite similar to water damaged computers. Today she went to use it and the screen was black with a white layer that spreads across the screen but before it gets very far flashes and is gone then starts again. I'll be taking my new machine into the shop later this week. The black screen some MacBook Pro users may experience is hardly a death sentence, but it is fairly annoying and ruins whatever activities you were previously engaged in.
From what I've read on other forums, if it is something like the video card, it sounds like an expensive problem to fix and I didn't actually pay that much for the computer in the first place. I have the aluminum macbook and got it last May. Randomly the screen goes blank for 3 to 5 seconds then comes back on. I've been reading stuff about logic boards and video cards. Make sure to check official Apple channels such as or Apple Community Forum to find out if this is your case. Patient, light-hearted, big props to James T. Waking from Sleep Black screen issues are most common when waking your MacBook from sleep.
If that works fine, switch cards and see if you are able to game on the other card. My MacBook just did this tonight for the first time. Hi, I just had to ressurect this thread. Restore no help and touch function works fine across the stripes. For me it was the logic board. But if it doesn't then it's a backlight problem. I have Macbook Air 13 Early 2014 model.
Turned on and got these rainbow and black stripes on screen. Although it may seem like your computer has turned on via the activity indicator, fans, or noises , the screen remains blank. Wait 15 seconds and press it once again to reboot. If you find some apps that launch automatically often without your consent , feel free to disable or remove them. You could do this by following steps here. Your MacBook should restart to its normal state, resolving the black screen issue. Power off your computer by long holding power button.
You said your drivers are up to date. Your Mac screen will light up and start up normally. How to Scan and Clean Mac Junk with MacClean Step 1 on your Mac. As a matter of fact, just in the last four days I spoke to four senior Apple advisors, one Retail Store, one Certified Service Partner and spent many hours chatting with the support… So a few weeks ago my 2012 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro started shutting down on its own. Has happened to me quite a few times, ive checked the connections to the wall making sure they are secure. So after tryiung some things and having what I thought was smoke come out the back, I finially fixed it! Looking closely I noticed the connecter on the wire side has 4 wires attached.
I did not notice any signs of corrosion - everything seemed to look fine didn't check the other side of the logic board. Whether I am watching you-tube, or just going through the settings. Now my macbook works again. He also said I may as well get a new one when this starts happening. However, this problem didn't occur when it was connected, so I doubt that is the cause. Note If your computer turns off when you stop using it for a time, but it wakes up when you click a mouse button or press a key on the keyboard, there's nothing wrong with your monitor. Step 6: Check for App Issues or Bugs Again, the best way to identify those suspicious apps is run.