My Brand new MBP just Crashed!!! Typical? or big deal?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by onoble, Jul 23, 2007.

  1. onoble macrumors member

    Jul 11, 2007
    My MBP (2.2, 160gb hrdrive) crashed today.

    I have had it for about 10 days. I was just doing some normal web surfing, with itunes opened and ical. (I was using firefox) suddenly the screen faded to black and in a curtain manner faded out.

    I was told then to restart.

    THis is my first mac, and while my old pc laptop would crash all the time, should this occur after only ten days of use?

    Should i take this to apple to report or is it commonplace?

    Thanks kidz!
  2. iBookG4user macrumors 604


    Jun 27, 2006
    Seattle, WA
    A one off kernel panic is not something to worry about. Although if it continues to happen a lot, then you should consider taking it to the Genius Bar.
  3. vansouza macrumors 68000


    Mar 28, 2006
    West Plains, MO USA Earth

    I find if I don't run Yahoo widgets I do not get the dropping curtain of death.

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