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Trouble with screen (powerbook G4 15" 1.67 GHz)


Hi there,

I have been using a Powerbook G4 15" 1.67 GHz laptop for last four years. 
Very recently there came out a problem with the screen: 
The whole screen is blurred like one pixel around each one.
As if this is not enough, when I move the cursor downwards, just when the arrow is passing around the middle, pixels in the lower half part of the screen get sharper. The revers movement does the opposite.

Now, this is quite annoying and makes me concerned about the graphic card.

I would appreciate it, if I could get any advice from you.

Thanks very much in advance.

Kind Regards,

Erhan Muratoglu

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This is a duplicate issue with a different title. Please only post one. Check the solution given to your other post. Thank You.
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