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Icons, Fuzzy Text, Lightened Color??? Help!!! G4 Powebook

Hey there I am using a PowerBook G4 Powerbook osx v10.4  and I am dealing with distorted color (looks as if in a microsoft safe mode) except not quite as bad color wise. The icons and all text if fuzzy and jagged looking I have tried to  do font smoothing but that just doesnt seem to be fixing it. The icons as well as everything else with dark color has white tenting to them. What is weird is lets say i am in system pref and i go to the search field. I type a something that has to do with fixing fuzzy screen and it will darken the icons in the prefs back to what i would call normal. I am not savvy with mac what so ever and have tried various things I am just kind of like ???AH!!! Frusterated as any non mac guru would be lol. If this makes any since to any one I would love to hear what you have to say any thing is better than where I am at. Thanks so much!!!!

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Hi Ryclick,

Boot the machine from the external OS(another machine in target disc mode) check for the issue, if issue does not persists re-install the OS.
If nothing work you may have to try reseating the LVDS cable of the display. This could be an issue with the faulty LVDS cable or the internal display it self.


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