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9th November 2008, 08:43 AM
I have a g4 17" powerbook which has started to open with a duplicated split screen,horizontally.
Restart after restart it continually happens. It would sometimes come good but now does it every time. Can't work out if it is hardware or a software bug.
Any ideas????

9th November 2008, 08:45 AM
Hi rowey7777,

you might want to post a pic of the fault. Sounds unusual - if you boot off another device (eg. DVD or firewire hard disk), does it do the same thing?


1st December 2008, 08:07 PM
BTW have just notice when i share screen from another computer the screen comes up ok???
still split into 4 on powerbook screen though.
Go figure. Still have not a photo yet.

1st December 2008, 08:46 PM
Regardless of the fault (which could be related to a faulty LCD etc), try resetting your PRAM and power manager - it might do the trick. Again, see also what happens when you boot fresh from an external device (eg. hard disk or OS X installer media).


3rd December 2008, 09:23 PM
check screen here
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select mac.jpg