macbook pro screen flicker

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by nunes013, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. nunes013 macrumors 65816

    nunes013

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    a couple times a day my screen will dim for about half a sec and then come back to normal brightness, any ideas, should i bring it to a genius
     
  2. celticpride678

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    Could be a failing graphics chip. Have you tried a clean install of Mac OS X to rule out the possibility of software issues?
     
  3. nunes013 thread starter macrumors 65816

    nunes013

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    no, ill try that tomorrow, i just got the computer a year ago so hopefully its not the graphics chip, it only does it maybe twice a day, just a quick flash, it started like 2 days ago
     
  4. LbSigman macrumors member

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    Ironically mine just started doing it too, and it's also about a year old.
     
  5. nunes013 thread starter macrumors 65816

    nunes013

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    i wonder if its a 10.6.4 issue that they will fix
     
  6. Tyler23 macrumors 603

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    Yes? You too?
     

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