Macbook Pro Black Sreen Asking to Reboot "Crash"

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by rapty, May 27, 2008.

  1. rapty macrumors member

    Mar 14, 2008
    Had a strange problem with my 2.5ghz Penryn wasn't sure on the type of crash it was strange,

    Black screen slid down like a curtain then a window in the middle asking me to power down hold the power button and restart, was a strange request never seen it before.

    I am asking because is it built into leopard or has anyone else experienced a black window sliding down the screen then asking to restart the machine?

    a Virus... silly question to ask but I am unsure seemed very generic for a crash!

    Laptop was very hot at the time, had thunderstorms all day and the battery was recharging aswell as photoshop open with a very large layer'd PSD.

    Would appreciate your input many thanks.
  2. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

    Jaffa Cake

    Aug 1, 2004
    The City of Culture, Englandshire
    That'll be a kernal panic – you can learn a bit more about them here.
  3. rapty thread starter macrumors member

    Mar 14, 2008
    Don't think its a big panic I mean I only loaded windows Vista on few days ago!

    thank you for the help :)

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