Macbook Pro late 2008 freezes.

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by fritzov, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. fritzov macrumors member

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    Jan 11, 2009
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    Last couple of days i been suffering from OSX on my macbook pro totally freezing and nothing works except what ever sound i was playing.

    What could be causing this issue?

    Does it have anything to do what happened with my computer couple of days ago as shown in this short video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVzfpa2--ik
    Here are my specs:
    Model Name: MacBook Pro
    Model Identifier: MacBookPro5,1
    Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
    Processor Speed: 2.8 GHz
    Number of Processors: 1
    Total Number of Cores: 2
    L2 Cache: 6 MB
    Memory: 8 GB
    Bus Speed: 1.07 GHz
    Boot ROM Version: MBP51.007E.B06
    SMC Version (system): 1.33f8
    Serial Number (system): W89031MX1GN
    Hardware UUID: DE602EB1-D6A7-5707-962F-A09FA2B10CDB
    Sudden Motion Sensor:
    State: Enabled
    System Software Overview:

    System Version: OS X 10.8.5 (12F37)
    Kernel Version: Darwin 12.5.0
    Boot Volume: Macintosh HD
    Boot Mode: Normal
    Computer Name: F. MacBook Pro
    User Name: xx
    Secure Virtual Memory: Enabled
    Time since boot: 15 minutes
     
  2. delToros macrumors member

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    Location:
    Moscow
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    You know, i've had some issues with my late 08 mpb some days ago.

    It all started with no keyboard light, then worst performance, some glitches..

    Then one day i just couldn't log in.. After checking disk utility with recovery hd, it said "you are scrued. File system failed".

    I've manage to copy all my stuff from bootcamp win, then i've formatted mac partition and re-install os x.

    Now everything works smoothly, even keyboard backlight.

    I suggest you back-up all your important data and re-install os. If problem stays, it is hardware failure. If just freezing - most likely hdd, if some weird video stuff, like in youtube video, then it is video card. Although it is less likely. I think some software gone crazy)
     
  3. fritzov thread starter macrumors member

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