MacBook Rev A Random Restarts

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by Azadre, Jun 11, 2008.

  1. Azadre macrumors 6502

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    #1
    So my MacBook is a little over 2 years old, and it has been mostly problem free. However, it randomly restarts without warning nor explanation. I do not believe the computer overheating is the culprit because I am able to play World of Warcraft for hours without any problems. Sometimes the restart happens when I am working on Microsoft Word, sometimes it happens when I am listening to music. The log in console shows no troubles before the restart or even afterwards. What could be the culprit?
     
  2. AcousticDoc macrumors regular

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    #2
    BACKUP EVERYTHING! My macbook died last night after one of these random reboots
     
  3. uberjason macrumors member

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    Woodbury, MN
    #3
    Probably something simple like it needs the firmware update to fix the random shutdown issue on rev a. macbooks, I had the same issue and did the firmware update did the trick. Now moved on to another macbook, but my buddy bought my old one, and it's still going strong.
     

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