Model A1224 / Mid 2007 and Early 2008 / 2, 2.4, or 2.66 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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NO Image, when turn on computer (lightning strike)

Hi, After my IMac was struck by lightning, I turn on but NO image, the screen is BLACK but I heard the INSIDE hard drive is "running"...

Can you please tell me what happen??

Thanks.

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Lightning is very unpredictable. It may have entered via the USB, ethernet or power cables. This really needs a pro who knows how to write up an insurance claim report on it. You'll get what's called cascading failures due to weakened parts. One part fails, is replaced then the next part fails. My customers usually end up with a new machine because the sum of the parts needed end up costing more than a new unit.

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thks for your help, No I didn't claim through insurance (don't have insur), is there anyway to fix it, without a pro)??

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The problem is you don't know what got hit and what to fix. Sorry, maybe someone else will have a better answer.

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Thank you for your help.

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Take the frame off and try starting up and see what the diagnostic lights (to the right of the RAM slots) tell you and let us know and we can give it a shot. It could be simple.

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