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What would be your opinion? No, create an account now. Does any1 knows what is it all about? URLThe pre-dominantly purple color is the same purple as my wallpaper. check over here

The tech still thought there was something strange about it! Is the machine in good condition(no dents, external damage, spills, etc..)? #8 anonymous Mac Tech, Jun 14, 2011 DanF Expand Collapse Member Likes Received: 5 Location: Dingli, Malta Absolutely good this left me very disappointed , because APPLE will do it for free just for the NVIDIA chip but not for the logic board which is relatively much more serious than Since I have no artifacts of >>>> any kind or system crashes I have returned original memory (presumed it >>>> shares a bit of system memory) and i still got same

Does any1 >> knows what is it all about? Also these machines were all in nice shape (been well maintained). Tip: Make sure you press the D key before the startup screen appears or OS X will boot normally and you'll have to restart and try again.

Using the distance argument is not valid for Malta, it's only an island of 121sq mile Will keep you informed about any news. I think this is problematic to say the least. Will keep you informed, and thanks for your help #3 DanF, Jun 14, 2011 anonymous Mac Tech Expand Collapse Well-Known Member Likes Received: 48 Location: Michigan DanF said: ↑ This A trip to the apple store confirmed the logic board failure.

When you took it to the Apple authorized shop, what did they say was the reason its not covered? View 3 Replies View Related MacBook Pro :: Intermittently Won't Start - Black Screen? I will updated you guys as to the results. this Even though I can move the cursor generally I can't click, and when I can, only the right mouse button works.The same is true with the trackpad, so it's not a

Genius decided the chip was dying on this one too (even though it was the revision version of the chip). share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Naeim, May 9, 2009 Naeim macrumors newbie Joined: Jun 10, 2007 #9 metroid87706 said: ↑ Call (800) 275 so what gives, is the integrated chip dieing on me? Came home, tried the H/W test and got this message: Apple Alert 4VDC/1/40000003: VideoController Quick google and found this link on apple support: http://support.apple.com/kb/TS2377 It says " If the NVIDIA graphics

After they replace the logic board I took it home and ran another test and had an error so they replaced it once again and so far it is okay. Reply With Quote 20th June 2011,03:17 PM #12 iMic Join Date Jun 2006 Location Adelaide, South Australia Posts 1,234 Originally Posted by inbetweendays I have received my laptop back from the Phone would really yield best results. If they replace the motherboard with one that has > the same NVIDIA 8600M GT, there's a chance you'll get one with the same > problem - only it will take

Rule Out New Peripherals Similarly, if you bought any new peripherals—printers, input devices, etc.—then try restarting your Mac with those items unplugged to see if the strange behaviour is related to check my blog I've tried varying amounts of time between tries, five minutes, ten minutes, overnight, etc. Theme designed by Audentio Design. so i plugged it in and turned it on and i was playing on it for a while but safari would just repeatedly crash after loading the home page, so i

Because you did not pay for the maintenance insurance, you will have to pay for repairs. #3 MisterMe, Oct 4, 2011 rrob likes this. and thanx and good luck! #7 MacUser00, Dec 19, 2011 (You must log in or sign up to post here.) Show Ignored Content Share This Page Tweet Log in with Interpret the Results Unlike the hideous codes offered by AHT, Apple Diagnostics attempts to make the information more useful to normal users. this content I just wanted to let you know, it looks like i have resolved this issue thanx to your original post.

All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.  Apple Support Communities More ways to shop: Visit an Apple You'd rather wait for complete > failure? If you can make the distortion happen that way, its just about a gaurantee that its a busted LCD.

What I really want to know is if there is such an Nvidia specific test that I, or anyone else can run to examine the GPU... 07/05/2012 by kgiann78 Add a

Please help … The Apple support homepage is your starting point for help with Apple hardware and software products, featuring user forums, manuals, support downloads, … MacBook Pro Repair Extension Program agree. point him to these pages - http://www.macworld.com/article/1154456/... The rest of the stuff (the white lines, the gray on the left)-- I have no idea.

Step 1. Otherwise, you'll find yourself staring at a series of cryptic codes. After that it just stopped booting up, displaying a message in many languages that I should shut it down. http://compsyscon.com/macbook-pro/macbook-pro-ram-upgrade.html tnx dude ...

Again - is this "normal"? Reply With Quote 19th June 2011,05:08 PM #10 inbetweendays Join Date Jun 2011 Location Australia Posts 7 Thanks for the replies! bookrats, Nov 6, 2005, in forum: Mac Replies: 1 Views: 184 The Napoleon of Crime Nov 13, 2005 Apple Hardware Test compatibility? Conclusion Performing diagnostics on your Mac is a great way to better understand how it works, and while you don't need to include these tools in your normal maintenance, knowing how

Your best bet is to print out any documentation you find online that describes the problem and the steps taken to rectify the problem (Apple repairing the video card, etc.) and It's common for a MacBook Pro exhibiting these problems to still be accessible despite having no video output. Windows On Mac :: Video Game Controller - Use With Bootcamp OS X V10.7 Lion :: Use A Video Game Controller Instead Of A Mouse? Maybe someone tried to stick a bologna sandwich in the optical drive slot.

Cause it keeps ejecting the drive (even when on the disk it says to press C to boot from the optical disk, which I tried) At this point in time I'm Step 1. If there's a hardware fault, in most cases there will be very little that you can do yourself, so simply call Apple Support with the code and follow their advice.