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IMac :: Have An Inch Wide White Stripe On My Screen?


I have an inch wide white stripe that runs from the top to the bottom of my screen. This is on an Imac. The cursor disappears when going through it but pops out on the other side. It doesn't move but I can drag my window back and forth to view the part the stripe covers.

Any ideas or should I locate a local mac repair person?


View 7 Replies (Posted: Jun 11, 2008)

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