Screen issue on 1-yr old Macbook

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by stanleyBE, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. stanleyBE macrumors member

    Sep 22, 2008

    I own one of the first-batch unibody Macbooks (current Macbook Pro line).
    Started noticing some strange screen behaviour: when displaying certain (darker) colors on a particular place on the screen (a vertical line), they get distorted.
    It's really annoying when editing photographs, watching videos,... Well, anything, really.
    It looks like the picture below. Sorry for the bad quality, but I hope you get the idea. Laptop is 1 year old, has AppleCare btw. Turn it in or is this a software issue?

    Thanks for some advice.

  2. cfitz7111 macrumors 6502

    Jun 8, 2008
    Sounds Hardware related. Especially with AC, bring it back
  3. imaginex20 macrumors 65816


    Jun 17, 2009
    I had the same problem with my Unibody macbook, although worse then yours. i sent it back for repair and received it with a new screen with the same problem. So, I had to send it back a second time now its perfect.
  4. clyde2801 macrumors 601


    Mar 6, 2008
    In the land of no hills and red dirt.

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