blank screen after hard forced quit

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by alumaman, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. alumaman macrumors newbie

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    hey guys

    my macbook doesn't startup and I just see a blank screen when I turn it on. It makes the booting sound with the little music chime but that's it, nothing appears on the screen, it's kind of white. This started when
    I did a hard forced quit because the computer wouldn't respond.

    What I've Tried so far:

    I pulled the battery, held the power button down 5 sec, replaced the battery, plugged in the power but same results.

    I also tried a few "tricks" I've seen posted, hold the apple, command, p and r key on boot up and the command and eject key on boot up..............no help there.

    Any Ideas?

    One guy said he had to replace his ram
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  2. bsheridan macrumors 6502

    bsheridan

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    Seeing as you have reset the PRAM, it could be the logic board that is causing the problems.
    Do you have your install disc? Trying booting from it. (Hold c after you hear the chime). Are you still under warranty/ still have Applecare?
     
  3. alumaman thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I'll try the reboot, still under warranty, no apple care
     

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