Girlfriend's Mac in a coma
June 8, 2008 6:36 AM Subscribe
Why won't my girlfriend's MacBook start? It went to sleep when we did, last night, and when she got up this morning it was just: BLACK.
posted by chinese_fashion to computers & internet (10 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
This MacBook was just bought, brand-new, in November/December 2007. I was up reading MeFi last night, just walked away from it and went to bed. When we got up this morning my lady went to check her e-mail, and the screen was just black and unresponsive. The little white glowing light on the lower right edge (under my right palm, on the front) was on.
We tried all manner of keys, nothing. Held down the power button to shut it off, heard the whine of a drive stopping spinning, the aforementioned white light went dark.
I turned the machine back on, heard the drive spin and the little white light turned back on -- but still, a black and unresponsive screen.
My gf is *super* bummed right now, thinks her computer is dead. I am hopeful -- I think I've seen this happen before and it turned out ok. But what's going ON here? And what can I do to restore my girlfriend's computer ... and her spirits?
Thanks so much, guys ...