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My macbook air randomly blackscreens and then ten seconds later

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My macbook air randomly blackscreens and then ten seconds later switches itself off. When it black screens there is either an orange or a green thin trip of flickering colour on the left hand side of the screen. Help!
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Pete replied 2 years ago.
Hi there,You can try a couple of things to fix this yourself, but they may not work.First try resetting your NVRAM, then try resetting the SMC.Reset NVRAM: the SMC: that doesn't work, then you will need to take or send it to Apple so that they can run their diagnostic equipment on the Macbook and determine what is wrong with it (it is likely that the motherboard is faulty).Pete.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Thanks Pete will try it out
Expert:  Pete replied 2 years ago.
Ok, let me know how it goes!
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