Macbook keeps turning off. Please Help!

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by chaseardoin7, Mar 18, 2007.

  1. chaseardoin7 macrumors regular


    Mar 7, 2007
    My macbook just keeps shutting down while i'm in the middle of doing just regular tasks such and writting a document or browsing online. i have all updates, what else could be the problem?

    PLEASE help!

    -chase :(
  2. Zwhaler macrumors 603


    Jun 10, 2006
    Looks like you are a victim of the infamous "random shutdown" issue. Probably a logic board problem, take it to Apple. Is your MacBook a Core Duo or a Core 2 Duo?
  3. shiunn macrumors 6502

    Dec 18, 2006
    i had this problem just now. lemme describe my 'random shutdown'. everything freezes, and a box comes out in the middle, with a shutdown button in the background. "you need to restart your computuer. hold down the power button for several seocnds....." is this what u call the random shutdown syndrome, cuz it had not technically shut down yet.
    i have a c2dmacbook. came with 10.4.8. now 10.4.9

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