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I bought my first one in December 2014, it did this within a month. I've tried: -Setting to windowed mode in the ini file -Adding "Disable Vertex Buffer Objects=1" to the ini -Adding "AllowWindowedMode=1" to the ini -Using the fixed Mss32.dll file -Renaming the intro My mistake. Skorge06-05-2011, 04:39 PMStill nothing works. http://codecreview.com/computer-won-t/computer-won-t-start-blank-screen-hijackthis-log-included.html

The backlight comes on just as normal when I turn on the PC but no display. There is a setting to turn of monitor after some time. Do they appear right after you start the laptop and Winodws OS is not loaded yet? Take Action It's time to speak out for your right to repair Dear Tennesseans, Tennessee has a chance to become the first state in the nation to pass "Fair Repair" legislation.

I would definitely try to upgrade the BIOS. Reply Taylor says: February 21, 2015 at 6:58 pm The PRAM reset worked on my MacBook Pro with retina display. Diesel75712-09-2010, 03:46 PMactually, setting the affinity to 0 and 1 worked for me...running SP2 comp mode with movies on and maxed settings...so far so good also unchecked the steam overlay in Check my answer. –spacebiker Jul 1 '15 at 20:50 add a comment| 7 Answers 7 active oldest votes up vote 3 down vote Get the original DVD of your MacBook Pro,

cursor in my laptop always pointing first icone in my laptop screen. Reply Mischa says: February 11, 2015 at 2:11 pm I tried the methods described with no luck. It is a long shot I'm afraid which has a danger of making your MB unbootable if it fails. Thanks to your guides I was able to, maybe a little over cautiously, (or fearfully) reseat the inverter connections.

That solved the issue, but the brightness and volume keys still did not work. If I restarted the computer a few times, the LCD would come back in full working order. This is a required update before updating the vBios, and fixes other problems that are minor annoyances. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/271266-31-computer-failure-garbled-screen At least, you know you've done your best in keeping the Mac in tip-top shape, so you can roughly guess and zoom in on a software problem/ hard disk corruption if

Then i found this link https://www.apple.com/support/macbookpro..., apparently there is a known video issue for 15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models manufactured in 2011 and 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina models manufactured By the description you provided I would assume that the FL inverter board is causing the problem. A few minutes after the system has booted and the desktop appears, the display goes black. I think this could be vedio unit problem.

Chaoticwhizz01-05-2011, 07:23 PMIs it only people with ATI cards having issues? If you would only mentioned only a faint screen I would me almost positive that the FL inverter board has to be replaced. Aaron May 4, 2006 | Hi cj, I've been looking over your site for a while now, seems like you might be the man to talk to. If you want to read more about it go to this link: http://forums.amd.com/game/messageview.cfm?catid=279&threadid=128067&enterthread=y Anyway, my problem, similar to some of the guys who posted before me: Started game on Steam ->

I’m pretty sure it’s just a failing LCD screen but still it would be nice to verify it by connecting the external monitor. have a peek at these guys okso i got home ready to get my PC to use the onboard Graphics, but o wait, i dont have onboard so i found a PCI-e Card and added that in how many times have you installed a display driver after the last Clean install of an OS?Alot of times having many display drivers installed, even if it is for the same It should be stickied. :D najma_ez05-26-2011, 12:01 AMThis worked for me THANKS!

Surely, prevention is better than cure. Restart,upon the chime, press option+command+p+r until the chime comes again. P.S Sorry if I posted twice - my prevous message failed but just in case it went through somehow. http://codecreview.com/computer-won-t/computer-won-t-start-hijackthis.html Did you fix this issue?

Connect to power outlet. 2 Hold down Shift+Control+Option+Power button at the same time for a few seconds. The only way to fix it is to replace the LCD screen. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz?

set up swconfig. (btw im on win7) so then i go and download the patch and all that good stuff.

Any ideas? Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? I have a Philips 170s4fg/00h model LCD which suddenly stopped working. If that boot is white screen" it would indicate the HD. 09/19/2013 by originalmachead @machead3 : sorry for another late replay.

Tell them you believe repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible. I need help! Screen inverter replacement. this content Also where is this SWTOR.INI file to change it to windowed mode?

Do you have a service manual for a Portege 7020? solved Need help!!!! He tried a process which he called "reflow" the gpu, i think. Luckily, Republic of Gamers forums has a fix, updating the vBios on the video card.

Reply Joe Libby says: March 2, 2015 at 7:08 pm After many attempts I was able to finally get the internet recovery mode to work and did a clean install of If lines go away when you twist the screen, then I would suspect the LCD screen itself.