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PostPosted: Wed Mar 07, 2012 9:31 pm    Post subject: Random MacBook Pro crashes Reply with quote

Okay so I'm having some odd random crashes on my MacBook Pro, it'll be any given time for no apparent reason, not even maxing out the CPU or RAM or overheat it'll just randomly gray screen, first one I didn't think anything of it but now it's doing it every day or two. I don't particularly need the laptop for anything important for now and spring break is in 2 weeks so I may go see an Apple store in the near future.
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 11:54 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sounds like the monitors video clip is coming loose or a faulty lcd screen.

Easy test for this run iTunes and play some music hide the iTunes screen leaving it playing.

now try to do the same error again if iTunes stops playing its hardware if the screen goes gray and iTunes is still playing it's the lcd screen
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2012 7:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

macmanmacman wrote:
sounds like the monitors video clip is coming loose or a faulty lcd screen.

Easy test for this run iTunes and play some music hide the iTunes screen leaving it playing.

now try to do the same error again if iTunes stops playing its hardware if the screen goes gray and iTunes is still playing it's the lcd screen


I've had VLC running when it crashed and it stuttered then stopped the audio.
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2012 12:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ahhh yea vlc will do that if it doesn't like the format or if the audio or video format dials home
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:34 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

macmanmacman wrote:
ahhh yea vlc will do that if it doesn't like the format or if the audio or video format dials home


VLC wasn't running every time it crashed though so I'm not sure what it was, however the problems have seemed to have stopped for now.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 24, 2012 10:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Strange Very Strange.......

I would remove the current version of vlc you have installed and reinstall the latest version and see what happens if it continues to do it i would recommend spending a little money and having a apple store run a diagnostic on it it will run you about 70 to 80 dollers depending and they could tell you a lot more about what is going on...

when all else fails try apple when apple fails you know your in trouble
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