There is a bug in my screen!

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  1. iSchule macrumors member

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    This is the weirdest thing that has ever happened to me! I was on youtube- and i noticed something crawling on my screen. I went to flick it off and I realized it was behind the glass! It was moving towards the black bezel. I can't see it anymore but could it do something to harm the computer?! I have the 13 inch macbook pro. Should I go to the apple store?
     
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  3. jmann macrumors 604

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    Just wait and see if it will leave by itself. The last spider under someone's iMac just left by itself. :p
     
  4. iSchule thread starter macrumors member

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    I tried to take a pic when I first saw it but I don't have a camera.. only the one on my phone and it is REALLY bad.
    I took a video but it is VERY low quality. You can only see a dim black thing moving around.
     
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  6. iSchule thread starter macrumors member

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    Oh god. It died. It is stuck in my screen. I got my friends camera and I will take a picture.
     
  7. iSchule thread starter macrumors member

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    I got it in july.
     
  8. reallynotnick macrumors 6502a

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    Let me just say this would not happen with a matte screen or a glossy non-glass screen! Common Apple!
     
  9. MrZebra macrumors regular

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    "the world's greenest laptop line". Sure, that's what apple had in mind! :D
     
  10. jmann macrumors 604

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    RIP bug. I hope he has a nice resting place there. :p You should go to the Genius Bar and have it checked.
     
  11. iSchule thread starter macrumors member

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    Thats what I was thinking..
     
  12. HLdan macrumors 603

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    Please, don't start this glossy vs. matte nonsense again, stay on topic please and help the OP.

    @ the OP, since the bug has died and is visible on your screen then yes, take it to the Apple store, they may have to replace your screen since you just got it in July.
     
  13. jmann macrumors 604

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    Boo for matte. I like glass. Even if the glass had a matte finish it would still be susceptible to bugs, spiders, and little critters.
     
  14. iSchule thread starter macrumors member

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    Okay should i make a appointment online? or just go into the store?

    I will have pictures up here in a minute.
     
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    Oh, well. Too bad. Deal with it. :p
     
  16. jmann macrumors 604

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    Make an appointment online so you don't have to wait around and hope for an opening. :)
     
  17. HLdan macrumors 603

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    Make the appt online first. No matter what type of issue it is Apple will treat you like any other customer that doesn't have a genius appointment, they will point you to the computer to make one.
    IMO, this has nothing to do with the faceplate of the computer as it has a sealed gasket, the egg from the bug may have surfaced while your Macbook was being assembled in the factory and just hatched. This is why you should insist on getting the screen replaced just in case there may be more eggs.
     
  18. Mintin8 macrumors 6502a

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    Apple will treat you really well if you have the proof. Post pics!
     
  19. avigalante macrumors 6502

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    Is it me, or has there been a significant increase in the amount of bug-related threads over the past several weeks? :confused:
     
  20. jmann macrumors 604

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    'Tis summer.
     
  21. iSchule thread starter macrumors member

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    Here are the pictures I took. It might be hard to see but it is a tiny black spec a little bit over the settings icon.
    The camera just isnt that great but in person you can see that it is a tiny green thing.
     

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  22. p3ncil macrumors regular

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    it commited suicide when it found there wasn't a way out :D
     
  23. iSchule thread starter macrumors member

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    Accualy.. I tried to direct it out and I accidently squished it... I shouldn't have listened to my friend.
     
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    It didn't die, you killed it. :p Hopefully Apple will have some sympathy.
     

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