Question about Apple 15" PowerBook G4 Aluminum 1.67 GHz LCD Display (p/n 1002587) (661-3749 1002587) Mac Notebook

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An area on the display it's not working. PowerBook G4

Looks like two big lines (black and white) that don't move. The windows are opening behind then. Yesterday it was ok. Thanks

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    Sean Cole May 11, 2010

    Hi There,

    Do these black lines stretch the whole length or height of the screen? Can you see how many pixels wide it is approx? What happened physically to the machine between it being ok and it not? What is the condition of the frame, the screen, the screen back and the hinge at the base of the screen?

    Cheers
    Sean
    PiDigital


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I'm sorry to say that you will have to replace the screen soon. That vertical black and white lines that appear is the early warning signs that your screen will soon go blurry, or have a partial screen, or have it just stop working. This happens from the many times the screen was lifted open and closed and the ribbon cables just need to be replaced. And since the ribbon cables can't be simply unplugged and then replaced, you will just need to get a new replacement screen.

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