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Old Nov 20, 2008, 07:24 AM   #1
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Macbook Pro 17" -- Screen Not Turning On

Woke up this morning, turned on MBP - screen not powering up, but the laptop is turning on fine.

its a 17" Santa Rosa 2GB Ram, 2.4ghz Core2Duo

anyone help?

or should i go to Apple Store
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Old Nov 21, 2008, 03:53 PM   #2
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Ive had this same problem !
only started happening recently

Hard reset doesnt fix problem =[
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Old Nov 21, 2008, 03:54 PM   #3
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take it in.
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Old Nov 21, 2008, 04:17 PM   #4
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take it in.
Yeah your GPU is DEAD. I've had 2 die now...
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Old Nov 22, 2008, 12:57 AM   #5
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If you live close to a Mac Store, and are still under warranty, I'd take it in. If you aren't near a Mac Store, and still under warranty, call it in and your AppleCare Agent will get take care of you.
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Old Nov 22, 2008, 01:12 AM   #6
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could be a dead GPU. even if it is out of warranty, take it to an apple store or a service center. They should be able to tell. GPU problems are covered for an extra year after purchase.

http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2377
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Old Nov 22, 2008, 01:29 AM   #7
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could be a dead GPU. even if it is out of warranty, take it to an apple store or a service center. They should be able to tell. GPU problems are covered for an extra year after purchase.

http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2377
Glad to see someone using the support page. You have no idea how rare that is.
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Old Nov 22, 2008, 10:21 AM   #8
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Do they do repairs in the apple store over the weekend?
I was told that they had the part in store and wouldn't have to mail it out.
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as long as they are open, yes.
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