MacBook Air :: Nov 2010 Blank Screen? - How To Repair It

Nov 4, 2010

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Any solution when New Macbook Air 13" goes Blank (white)?

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Intel Mac :: Screen Blank On 27" Mid 2010?

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Recently my iMac display goes black in the middle of using it.  Initially I thought it froze up and I had to force it to reboot.  But after this happned a couple of times I realized that I could stil hear the hard drive working and my peripheral lights (keyboard, etc) were still on.  On a hunch I put it to sleep (Option-Cmd-Eject).  After it goes silent I can press a key and the display comes back up and everything is normal (for a while). 

It's now been doing this regularly for the last 3 weeks.  Sometimes three or four times a day this occurs. When the screen goes black nothing seems to work except the sleep-wake thing.  I've tried the screen brightness keys too - but that doesn't work either. 

My software is up to date (Lion 10.7.4). This is a Mid 2010 iMac 27" with 12GB of RAM and the ATI Radeon HD5750.The regular software that I have running is:

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1) What is your opinion on doing this (I cannot replace the whole laptop and I have a 2.16 C2D), is it really worth it? Is this a big repair job?
2) What price should I be looking at. These guys have the screen for $150 but I don't know if they are any good nor do I know of anybody who will do this. Is it something that can be done on my own (i would have a friend assist me). I am not bound to one vendor, but I have never had to do out of warranty repairs on a mac before so I don;t know where to go.
3) Any advice on where I should get the screen at or do business?
4) Am I just wasting my time?

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Dec 21, 2010

Got this mac friday but haven't really played with it before yesterday. My problem is:

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2) After I had turned it on and was on the desktop the screen (with me doing nothing) went white, and I had to do the same again.
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Should I call for a replacement? (Already had two - 1 with dead pixel and 1 with creaking).

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I was using it in my bedroom, it was plugged in. I went to make some food, and upon my return I am greeted by a blank screen, probably just a hiccup right? So I held the power button down expecting it to spring back in to life. But it didn't. It wouldn't turn back on. At all. Luckily, I thought, I have my old 2006 Macbook that I keep as a back up just for times like this. As it hasn't been turned on for a while, the low battery warning comes on, so I plug it in. 10 seconds later, it hibernates. I switch it back on, but it keeps hibernating for no good reason. So I think restarting it will solve the problem. It didn't. It too, now wouldn't turn back on. At all.

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Jan 30, 2009

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It's the same behavior each time, just sits there, nothing comes on the screen. No noises. It does get quite warm sitting there powered on, though not obscenely hot. I can power it off with the power button as well. I have heard of trying to boot off of the restore CD or something but I feel that won't work and the problem is most likely hardware related. Nothing strange happened before this computer stopped working. It was not dropped, no water, or anything like that.

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