Released October 24, 2011 / 2.2, 2.4, or 2.5 GHz Quad-core Intel Core i7 Processor

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Hi there. I wonder if someone could gimme a glimpse of a idea what is going on with my macbook.

I used for about 5 years now with no problems and suddenly it started to gimme a black screen when i login on Second Life viewer .

I always used this program to work inworld and never had problems but now as it far as enter in some minutes turns black. And i need to restart it.

Please is there anyone with same kind of issue? Thanks in advance for help

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So many people had this issue a class action law suit was filed. Here the result:

Ignore the check your coverage link, it is deceiving. Just take it to an ASP.

MacBook Pro Repair Extension Program for Video Issues

Apple has determined that a small percentage of MacBook Pro systems may exhibit distorted video, no video, or unexpected system restarts. These MacBook Pro systems were sold between February 2011 and December 2013.

Apple or an Apple Authorized Service Provider will repair affected MacBook Pro systems, free of charge. See below for details on affected models and service options.


An affected MacBook Pro may display one or more of the following symptoms:

Distorted or scrambled video on the computer screen

No video on the computer screen (or external display) even though the computer is on

Computer restarts unexpectedly

Products affected

15-inch and 17-inch MacBook Pro models manufactured in 2011

15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina models manufactured from Mid 2012 to Early 2013

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