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IMac Intel :: Part Of Left Side Of Screen Is Black


I bought this mac through ebay some time ago now. After a few months of use, i noticed the left side of the screen flickering/twitching. It gradually got worse till the majority the left side of the screen was completely distorted. Now, there's a dead space there, and when i take a print screen, the image comes out fine.

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Mac OS X (10.6.5)


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