Early 2011 17 MBP - screen is scrambled with squares and black white..mix??

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by jesusplay, Sep 12, 2012.

  1. jesusplay macrumors 6502a

    Sep 6, 2007
    second time today. The screen is a jumbled mess.....like a crap load of white noise but more solid like squares.

    no problem outputting to tv but when i open the mbp I can't do anything..hard reset and it works..
  2. Mr. Retrofire macrumors 603

    Mr. Retrofire

    Mar 2, 2010
    Sounds like a problem with a certain app (Flash Player, a game, et cetera) or with the GPU. Try a clean installation of OS X on an external drive (USB or FW800). If that solves your problem, then it is not a hardware problem.

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