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one purple vertical solid line through my LCD Screen

I dont know what the problem is. Ive owned this laptop since Nov. 2008 with no issues until now. I reset my PRAM with no luck. Is my LCD screen gone bad?

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Does this show up on an external display too?

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If you can take a picture of it and upload it that could prove useful.

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heres what it looks like

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The line is always at the same location, and i dont have the right cable to hook it up to a external monitor

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Is the line moving or always at the same location ? Same line location when changing the display resolution ? If you don't get the line on an external monitor and the line don't change location then the LCD panel is going bad otherwise it would be a faulty (or not well seated) LVDS cable (video cable).

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The line is always at the same location. how do i check the cable connection?

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then in this case check the LVDS(video) and other display cables and see if it helps

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If you really need a new display, fire up terminal and enter:

ioreg -lw0 | grep IODisplayEDID | sed "/[^<]*</s///" | xxd -p -r | strings -6

This gives you the exact display specs. In this model Apple used a bewildering range of LCDs which are not interchangeble.

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Looks like you need a new LCD then.

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there are airbubbles in your lcd, it will get worse once they pop.

it happened to me. it sucks

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