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The screen/desk top of my Mac 10 has now 5 lines from top to bottom starting with one and increasing to 5 over several weeks. 2 lines n one side , one in the middle and two more an inch apart on right side

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· If I understand the issue, it sounds like the monitor screen is going out.

· But there are a couple of things to try since being close to a high voltage source or incorrect Resolution setting could cause something close to that.

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· Let us start with the Display resolution since it is the easiest.

· Hold down on the Apple in the upper left-hand corner of your screen.

· 1. Select System Preferences

· 2. Click on the Displays icon

· 3. In the box under Resolutions make sure a resolution selected has 60 Hz if you are running a Flat Screen (LCD) Monitor.

· If that is not the issue, try moving the Mac to a different location. (Next room)

· If that does not work, try booting the machine for the install disk, if it looks fine when running from the disk you could have a corrupt driver. In that case reinstalling the OS should fix it.

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· Ok none of that works: Take the machine to your local Apple store for the Genius to look at. He should be able to tell by looking at it what is up.

· Best of luck.

Posted on Feb 06, 2011

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