MacBook Air :: Have A Black Screen Which Beeps When I Try To Power On

May 28, 2012

I have a black screen which beeps when I try to power on.

Info:MacBook Air (11-inch Late 2010)


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Tryed Safe Mode 

Tryed everything I've found about it but the screen is still black. The mac is on, can hear the fan and the lion start cause when I press a key I can hear a "bump" 

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Mar 9, 2012

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