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5265 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Feb 8, 2010 10:33 AM by Dan Farrenkopf
Currently Being ModeratedAug 30, 2009 1:03 AM (in response to Uhuru83)Hey mate.
Yep its good that it isn't with the gpu otherwise the external monitor would have had the same problem. This is probably with the cable itself because I had the same problem with a PowerBook G4. So if you are game enough, you will need to open it up. One question though. Is this a MacBook or a Pro? The picture is of a MacBook.MacBook Pro 17" 2.5GHz 8GB 500GB 512MB 8600M GT GDDR3, Mac OS X (10.5.8), 23" Cinema Display, G5 Quad, PowerBook Titanium, iPod Touch 32GB, MacBook Pro2.4
Currently Being ModeratedAug 30, 2009 2:16 AM (in response to A Yilmaz)Oh yeah my bad it's a macbook G4 (intel)
I hope it's not the screen. I'll find out when I dive into the computer tonight.MacBook Pro Intel, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedAug 30, 2009 2:30 AM (in response to A Yilmaz)What I also can't understand is how this event happened.
I didn't close the computer, I left it completely in the same state that I resumed to work on it. When I got back to the computer out of nowhere the screen was split and flickering in areas, then I closed and opened it and the black bar appeared.MacBook Pro Intel, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
Currently Being ModeratedAug 30, 2009 3:23 AM (in response to Uhuru83)Usually what happens is that over time the cable comes loose from the back. This happens because the enclosure within the hinge housing is quite tight and the LVDS cable has little room to move around. Because of the frequent opening and closing on the lid, the cable starts to move out of place try opening and closing it a few times and push it back very gently. You might see the line disappear or decrease slightly.MacBook Pro 17" 2.5GHz 8GB 500GB 512MB 8600M GT GDDR3, Mac OS X (10.5.8), 23" Cinema Display, G5 Quad, PowerBook Titanium, iPod Touch 32GB, MacBook Pro2.4
Currently Being ModeratedDec 8, 2009 8:41 PM (in response to Uhuru83)I have a home computer same thing went to bed got up and there is this bar i looked at your image and exactly the same. i wanted to know if you ever found out why and what you did to fix it?
thanks,imac5, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
Currently Being ModeratedJan 9, 2010 12:13 PM (in response to Uhuru83)I have this problem as well. Did anyone find a solution?macbook pro, Mac OS X (10.6.2)
Currently Being ModeratedFeb 8, 2010 10:33 AM (in response to ninajansen)I just found this conversation thread. This black band and flickering problem just started happening on our office imac. My black bands disappear after about .5hour of running. Our office can be quite cold overnight here in Maine. Any thoughts?imac G5, 1.9GHz