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The display on my Macbook Pro keeps going glitchy or turns blue with vertical lines.

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Seanvstherobots Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Feb 15, 2013 9:40 AM

Hi,

 

This is my first post to the apple support communities.

 

Ealrier today something very strange happened with my Macbook Pro (late 2011) while I was working on a project in Logic. The screen went glitchy and mainly grey. I had to perform a forced shutdown and when I started it up again I got a screen with the apple logo on it followed by a slightly different grey screen.

This is when I gave apple support a wee phone call and described my problem and the guy mentioned that it could be a software problem and suggested that I try checking the website so see if i could troubleshoot the issue.
I then tried again a few minutes later and it seemingly booted up fine as I managed to log in etc but it was later followed by a blue screen with vertical lines down it. I then performed a safe boot and managed to log in fine again and things seemed to be ok. Just about 10 minutes ago I did a reboot into normal mode and my display went a bit warped, very glitchy and the whole thing was offset. I can still see the mouse cursor fine and it moves about but I cant click on anything..
Here is a screenshot...

 

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(apologies for the image being on its side)

 

Has anyone had a similar problem?
I cant work out what it could be.

 

Any suggestions?

 

Sean

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.5)

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