My MacBook Pros screen randomly turns off

Discussion in 'macOS' started by MBPCAG, Feb 10, 2013.

  1. MBPCAG macrumors newbie

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    While I am typing a paper my screen will randomly turn off for a few seconds and that's what scares me. Why is it doing this? I don't want it to shut down while I am writing My lab reports!! It also does it any other time it's random
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    What exact MacBook with what exact Mac OS X version do you use and does it only happen during the use of one certain application?

    To find out what Mac OS X version you run, click :apple: > About This Mac:
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    To find out, what exact Mac model you use, click :apple: > About This Mac > More Info > Hardware Overview:
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    To see a more elaborate image explaining the above steps, click here.
    To see a more detailed video tutorial showing the above steps, click here (2 MB, 23s, .mp4).​
     
  3. MBPCAG thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I have a 13" mid 2009 MacBook Pro with OSX 10.8.2. Thank you for your help!
     

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