Model A1181: 1.83, 2, 2.1, 2.13, 2.16, 2.2, or 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

1434 Questions View all

My MacBook is saying COMPUTER DATE SET BEFORE 2008 then goes blank

how do i correct the date when the macbook is not showing anything on screen?

Answered! View the answer I have this problem too

Is this a good question?

Score 0
Add a comment

1 Answer

Chosen Solution

You apparently need a power source or new DC-in out board. The date is "remembered" in the CMOSS chip - these machines do not have a separate CMOSS battery but use the "regular" battery. You should be able to power on the unit through the battery charger (magsafe plug). If you're missing the charger get one, if your battery is old get a new one. If you have a new battery and a charger but the light on the charger wont (light that is - to indicate charging or fully charged) you need at a minimum a replacement DC-in board. Once those problems are solved you should be able to go the the Sytem Preferences: Date and Time to reset the date.

If this Answer is helpful please remember to return and mark it Accepted.

Was this answer helpful?

Score 2
Add a comment

Add your answer

Peter Makaya will be eternally grateful.
View Statistics:

Past 24 Hours: 0

Past 7 Days: 0

Past 30 Days: 0

All Time: 160