Black screen of death mac pro

The screensaver comes on after 20 minutes and the screen blanks after 1 hour. After it freezes, it will respond to pings, but nothing else. SSH is non responsive and screen sharing will prompt for password, but then not connect. I have to force reboot the machine.

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VMWare is the only recent addition. I replaced Parallels 9 with Fusion 6. After that is when it started.

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Could VMWare be causing this issue? I wouldn't imagine so because I have 4 other computers at my desk that also run Mavericks and Fusion and have multiple VMs going 24 hours a day. Posted on Apr 5, PM.

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Page content loaded. I Run fusion 6 and never had that happen so I think it's unlikely the cause. Apr 5, PM. I ran a repair disk from recovery, but it didn't help. It was about time for a reimage anyway so that's what I did. Apr 17, AM.


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Apr 17, PM. The VMWare Fusion 6. It has specified in the Resolved Issues section,. Locking the system, and then returning to the Mac OS X Apr 18, PM. Is this a good question?

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Insight iPhone Cases. Chosen Solution. Was this answer helpful? Score 5. Internal screen flashes up for a small while on start up then goes black External works fine. Software glitch.

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Score 2. Most likely to do with malfunctioning Discrete Graphics Card. I had a MacBookPro 15" Retina suffering from same problem only after 2 years of use. Upon a power down or restart, the screen goes black. The keyboard is still responsive. This is only a workaround to get the screen working, it is not a fix.