PowerPC :: EMac Screen Goes Black With Vertical Violet Line?

May 28, 2009

Continues to run but screen is off. Will sometimes come back on after a few minutes. Works fine after unplugging and letting sit for a while.

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IMac :: Vertical Violet Line On The Middle Of Screen?

Aug 5, 2009

I had the bad discovery today,of an vertical and voilet line in the middle of my screen,running from top to bottom.

I don't really know what to do,but this line is really annoying while watching a movie.

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IMac :: Black Vertical Line Down Left Hand Side Of Screen?

Dec 5, 2010

I've had this iMac about a year now, and i have had this problem for a while but thought i'de leave it for abit and see if it heals its self. As sometimes the line is more visible than other times and sometimes it's not even there!

I have 2 pictures which i snapped with my iPhone, so i will link you too them.

The line is not majorly visible, but it is just annoying considering i payed �1000 for this iMac.

Picture1: Line overlapping my iTunes.


Picture2: Line on boot up.


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IMac (Intel) :: Screen Had Vertical Black And White Line And Is Now Blank

Sep 10, 2014

My screen had black and white vertical lines pop up over the entire screen then went blank and now at a restart the password then loading spinning circle happens then I get a blank white screen.It's a 27 in Intel iMac that is about 2011/12 purchase

iMac (27-inch Mid 2011), OS X Mountain Lion

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IMac :: 21.5" Vertical Black Line/Mark Down Left Hand Side Of Screen?

Sep 11, 2010

I have only recently started noticing this, it is mostly visible on the white screen at boot up but just faintly noticed it now against my background.

It is a fading black line going down the left hand side of the screen, it starts at the top kind of fades in the middle then comes out again.

I honestly have no idea what this is, i will try catch a picture on my phone soon and post it up.


UPDATE: Sometimes the line is clear, sometimes it is faint and even sometimes it isn't even there!

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PowerPC :: Single, Vertical Line/streak On Screen - Is It Fixable

Dec 26, 2006

My PB/667 took a fall about 18 mos ago. It's been fine ever since, except there is a single vertical line RIGHT DOWN THE CENTER - top to bottom. It's about two pixels wide and appears to be a bright green/near white color. Any display pixes that fall on this line are not visible.

A coworker suggested that this could be fixed but didn't offer how. Have any of you heard of this sort of issue? Is it fixable?

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Intel Mac :: Vertical Line On Screen?

Apr 5, 2012

There is a vertical line that runs from the top to the bottom of my screen. How do I get rid of it? 

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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MacBook Pro :: Vertical Line Reappears On Screen

Sep 26, 2010

I have a vertical line that appears on my screen and it's happened before. I took a screenshot but it doesn't appear? The last time this happened, it was fixed for free but I'm wondering if this is a common issue or is something wrong with my model? Version 10.6.4

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Mac :: Late 2008 Has Vertical Blue Line Across The Screen?

Sep 30, 2010

i was using my (late 2008) macbook 2.0Ghz when i noticed a vertical Blue Line going across the screen from the top to the bottom. I have uploaded pictures for you guys to see below.MY APPLECARE HAS ENDED!Can someone explain if this is something wrong with the LCD screen itself or the video card or the connector is loose?And if its a software or hardware problem, how to solve it by software? i have quoted asolution. But can someone verify if it works?

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Intel Mac :: Have A White Vertical Line On Display Screen

Jun 17, 2012

Have white vertical line in center of screen display. Do I need a new system or can it be fixed?

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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MacBook Pro :: Tiny Vertical Line On Top Of Home Screen?

Jun 22, 2014

I've recently seen that there's a tiny red line, maybe about 1/4 of a inch, on top of my macbook home screen. It doesn't seem to go away. Is there something wrong with it? What is it?

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OS X :: 24" IMac Faint Vertical Line Of Pixels On The Screen?

Mar 12, 2009

i noticed a faint vertical line of pixels on the far left of my screen. they weren't black or colored, just faint/dim. i tried switching my desktop background, and the line was still there. i restarted my computer, and the line was still there. i shut down the computer, thinking that i would find the line there in the morning and have to take it to the apple store.

when i turned the computer on the next morning, there was no line. however, later that evening i noticed a reappearance of the line. i restarted the computer and left for a while. when i came back later, i woke the computer from sleep mode, and the line was gone.

there was no line on the computer this morning, although after a couple hours of use, i noticed that two lines had developed on the edge of where i had application windows open -- in this case, both yahoo messenger for mac. curiously, this didn't happen with other windows (finder, safari, etc).

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MacBook Air :: Randomly Has Gray Vertical Line Appear Down Middle Of Screen?

Aug 25, 2014

My macbook air has randomly developed an issue with its display. Occasionally, when t's already running, a grayish/white line runs vertically towards the middle of the screen. It's about an inch thick. The computer will still run as normal, you just can't see the part of the screen being covered by the line. When I restart my mac line goes away. It randomly comes back again and the process starts all over.

MacBook Air, OS X Mavericks (10.9.1)

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IMac (Intel) :: How To Remove Vertical Purple Line On Screen

Dec 8, 2014

I've had this iMac for about 5 years and cannot upgrade to IOS Yosemite. I am on OS X 10.6.8 and have 1 GB of RAM. 

Two days ago I found a vertical purple/pink line on the left side on my screen.

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 1 GB of RAM

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Hardware :: Vertical Line Of Broken Flashing Pixels Going Down The Entire Screen?

Jun 13, 2010

I brought my iMac out of sleep today and noticed that there is a vertical line of broken flashing pixels going down the entire screen. The line is 1pixel thick and stretches from the bottom to the top of the screen.

Is there any way to fix this?

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MacBook Pro :: Red Vertical Lines For Black Screen?

Mar 13, 2010

My MacBookPro 15" 5.3 worked fine until today, All the blacks (rgb 0,0,0) on the screen become red stripes.

When I boot into Linux or Windows the same problem appears, so it's probably a hardware problem.

I have no expensive adaptor to connect to an external lcd screen, so I don't know yet if the problem is in the mac screen or in the cabling or somewhere else...

Here are 2 screenshots of black squares a drawed in Illustrator, one taken on the mac (cmd + shift + 3)

one taken with a camera (where you can see the red lines)

I want to avoid the MacStore as I want to avoid missing my laptop for a month...

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MacBook Pro :: Vertical Stripes At Boot Then Black Screen?

Feb 23, 2010

I have a MacBook Pro with Leopard. On boot, I get a screen of vertical blue stripes with the Apple logo, sometimes intact, sometimes split across the stripes. The spinning activity wheel is there too. After about 30 seconds, it gives up the ghost and the screen goes blank. It's still powered on, but just the screen is blank.

I've attached an image of what the screen looks like.

I've tried Command Option PR to reset the PRAM and VRAM but the problem remains. Any ideas?

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Intel Mac :: Vertical Black And White Lines On Screen

Mar 5, 2012

Simply using my Imac for watching tv on the web, Hulu, and left to help my wife get groceries in the house. My wife checked her email and closed Safari.

I came back in roughly 10 minutes from when she shut down Safari to see a black screen with white pinstriping, and the mac being totally unresponsive. Shut down and rebooted, sent off the report to Apple, and am now here with seemingly no problems. 

Needless to say, as a photographer this computer is just about as important as my camera. Should I be worried? discovered the thread to this issue, which appears to be quite extensive. 

iMac (24-inch Early 2008), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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MacBook :: Getting Rid Of Vertical Black Columns On Computer Screen / When It Is Connected To Projector

Aug 26, 2014

My macbook is running Mavericks OS X 10.9.4, and I'm having difficulty getting rid of the vertical black columns on my computer screen when it is connected to my classroom projector.  I've played with the resolutions, and the best resolution for the VGA display is 1024x768...Unfortunately this creates less than desirable black columns on my computer screen.  Another teacher in my school has display settings of "1024x768 stretched," and her macbook does not have the issue mine does.  However, I don't think she is running Mavericks 10.9.4.  I cannot find this display option on my computer.

MacBook, OS X Mavericks (10.9.4)

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Desktops :: Black Line On Screen Appear?

Aug 14, 2010

Recently, a vertical black line (maybe slightly dotted) appeared running down the screen of my iMac G5 (Power PC processor). On the left of the line the screen appears fuzzy while on the right it's OK.

Has anyone experienced this before? Hope to hear from someone who has.

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MacBook :: Screen Has A Black Line

Sep 3, 2014

basically i bought my macbook literally two days ago and it worked perfectly for the first day and it still does except for the fact that there is a mysterious black line on the screen that appeared from nowhere! i have tried restarting it multiple times and i have never touched the screen violently...when i take a screen capture it doesn't show!!! i could swear I've never even touched the screen.

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OS X :: Small Black Line On Corner Of Screen

May 18, 2009

So today I noticed a small black bar on the corner of my screen. I tried to get a screen shot of it, but i couldn't, like it was off the screen. However, my mouse dissapears under it when i move it there.It is a little hard to distinguish because it is the 2.4 ghz macbook aluminum, glossy screen so it has the black surrounding it, but it is definably there. This all along the right hand edge of the screen.

Although there is a chance it may have always been there, I am not so sure. I think there are lines along the top and left hand sides, but they are much smaller. again it is hard to tell. I am fairly sure that there is none on the bottom of screen. Is this normal, or what? I have applecare, and I didn't do anything to my macbook. Although it is getting me a little OCDish, and is slightly annoying, and I know these things on the screen tend to expand.

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OS X :: Black Screen With A Flashing White Line?

Aug 8, 2009

I have an iMac 2.8 24 inch, about Two years old running 10.5.7 , when I start the computer it shows the normal Gray screen for about 30 seconds, then the screen goes all Black , but with a small flashing white line ( _ ) in the top Left hand side corner.

It just stays all Black for ever , I then hold down the On / Off button and turn off the computer, I then hold down the keyboard '' option key '' and press the on button at the same time , then I get the option to start from the main HDD , I click the Icon and the computer then starts normally , and every thing runs ok.

Can some one please tell me what I have to do to get my iMac to start up normally again , Ive run Repair Disk permissions but the problem still occurs . Over the last few day's Ive been trying out a few new applications, so not too sure if this has any thing to do with this current problem

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MacBook Pro :: Odd Line Appear On Black Screen Display

Jul 8, 2010

I have a core i7 MBP with the high res display, and when the display is showing black, a horizontal green line appears on the screen. It is only visible when the screen is showing black or another very very dark color, and the line is not visible with the screen off. It isnt something on the screen, as rubbing it does not affect it at all. I cannot post a screenshot of it, because it does not appear in the screenshot (it does on my screen, because the line is there physically, but on other monitors it is not visible).

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MacBook Air :: Thin Black Line Across My Screen

Jun 10, 2012

I just got a thin black line across my screen. It was normal this morning.

Info:MacBook Air, Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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MacBook Pro :: Black Line Under Screen - Broken Pixel?

Jun 17, 2010

I have had my MacBook Pro since November so it's still new. I take great care of it. This morning, I opened it up and noticed a small black line present under the screen. It has not been dropped, moved, beaten up, etc. It doesn't look like a broken pixel and all of the dead pixel fixers I have tried have not worked. Not sure what to do now. I live two hours away from the closest apple store and I cannot afford to send it out for fixing because I am an online student and need the computer daily.

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PowerPC :: EMac Screen Developing Green Tint In The Bottom Right Corner Of Its Screen?

Oct 6, 2008

Our eMac seems to be developing a green tint in the bottom right hand corner of its screen. I've done some quick searching online and it seems that a few people have suggested a cold boot so it runs the degaussing process on a startup.

I left the eMac off for about an hour, unplugged. It did the degauss once it was plugged back in and "seems" to have removed nearly all of the green tint.

There are a few threads on various forums when I search on Google about this issue but they have no conclusive reasons why this is happening.

Could my eMac be developing a fault at all? I'm not too sure if anything magnetic has been placed on our table near the eMac so this may be the reason.

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PowerPC :: G4 Gray Screen With Faint Vertical Lines

Nov 26, 2007

My problem is a screen that is lit but grey, with vertical lines very faint in the background. when connected to a monitor all is well. I have replaced the screen with a second hand one from ebay and it is exactly the same. what is more likely- both screens are duff or is there something obvious i'm missing. i was given the ibook by a friend replaced the harddrive and gave it to my son and it worked for six weeks perfectly until the display suddenly went never to return.

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PowerPC :: Fuzzy Vertical Bars On Ibook G3 LCD Screen?

Jan 7, 2008

There are fuzzy vertical bars on my ibook g3 LCD screen? Is there anyway to fix this problem without replacing the logic board?

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PowerPC :: Emac Screen Burn Out?

Apr 22, 2007

My emac screen was working fine. then suddenly the screen image seemed to wiggle as if there was a power problem. I was able to shut off the emac properly using the shut down drop down menu before things could get worse.

But when I restart, the computer seems to turn on fine but the screen remains dark.

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