Getting unwanted “Gray Screen of Death” in Macbook

Mac OS X is frequently used nowadays for performing various operations. However, it is also prone to corruption. You may have faced Screen of death errors occurs on your Mac system which indicates that your system is having fatal errors.

If you are getting Gray Screen of Death in dual boot, you will face the following consequences:

While creating dual boot on your Mac OS X, you will see a single partition even if you are having other partitions in the hard drive. This partition is ladled as BootCamp and you will find that all partitions of Mac OS X becomes inaccessible and invisible. Even if you update Mac OS X and retry, you will see only one partition. And if you exit the process and reboot your system, you will find a gray screen without any options for you to proceed.

On Mac OSX or Macbook, occurrence of screens of death errors is really very severe and life taking as it risks your lots of critical data. GSOD, popularly known as Gray Screen of Death, is associated with kernel panic in Mac OSX. If Linux could not recover itself from severe unexpected situations, GSOD occurs on your system. As a result your system fails to response and gets rebooted automatically. Generally GSOD occurs due to invalid memory address, operating system errors, faulty hardware etc. Due to this error you could not log in your Macbook. It makes your Macbook hard to boot as well as your crucial data inaccessible.

How to fix Gray Screen of Death in Macbook:

Such situations often results in data loss consequences, so it is necessary to resolve the issue as soon as possible. For resolving this problem you should boot from a bootable DVD of Mac OS X, while holding the C or D keys. Then, reboot your system and hold the ‘option’ key. Boot your Macbook with bootable external FireWire drive. Thenafter, restart your system in the Target Disk Mode by attaching it to a different macbook and reset NVRAM (Non-Volatile Random Access Memory). After that, try booting your system in safe mode. Boot your Mac system in either Verbose Mode or User Mode.

If you are still getting the same problem, it indicates that there is a problem with operating system or hard drive and as such in order to fix the problem of Gray Screen of Death you will have to do a fresh reinstallation. Since formatting erases all your precious data, you will have to use third-party Mac data recovery applications for recovering your lost data. These tools perform recovery of your lost Mac data by using efficient and advanced scanning algorithms. It recovers data from all HFS, HFS+, HFSX, HFS Wrapper and FAT file system volumes. Moreover, it supports almost all Mac versions like Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, 10.4 Tiger and 10.3.9 Panther.

System Requirements

Processor: Intel Power PC (G4 or later)

Operating System: OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard, 10.4 Tiger, and 10.3.9 Panther

Memory: 256 MB

Hard Disk: 40Mb