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Gen1 MacbookAir screen defect


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amusinglisa

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I'm not sure if this is a fatal flaw -- could be:

This Macbook Air has been around from early-adopter days. It has a strip 22 characters wide from the top of the screen to the bottom in which the display is unreadable. I can move the window from one side to the other to read the whole screen, and when I take a screen shot, the picture looks normal. Sometimes it is worse than others. There is some "jiggle" to it. At its worst, rebooting the machine has made it somewhat better. It has gotten worse over the last year.

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Have you tried attaching an external monitor?
- If the problem is present during the external monitor test, it's not the screen

Does this problem occur in multiple users?
- If it doesn't then you know it's a problem with that user, and not the screen.

Try booting into safe mode (http://support.apple.com/kb/ht1455)
- Again if the problem isn't there, most likely a problem with a driver
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Don't have an external monitor, but it is present across all users as well as log-in screen. With screen shots showing no display defect and the defect being present in all apps as well as home screens, is there any chance it could be anything else?
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