iMac Intel 24" EMC 2267

Model A1225 / Early 2009 / 2.66, 2.93, or 3.06 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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LCD screen or new video card

I have an Imac 24" 3.06 2008 and not sure is the video card is failing or the LCD screen

When I turn it on, the screen is grey and it flaking black on the right hard side.

When I boot in safe mode, the picture comes up and the black flake on the right hand side

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nornmal boot

safe mode

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I had swap with the video card, same problem

Do anyone know where I can get them repaired?

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i had the video card fix and worked perfectly

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I connected an external hard drive and popped in snow leopard, turn it on and hold down shift. both icon comes up and I picked the snow leopard. the apple logo comes on and that wheel is turning. then the screen goes, orange then pink and finial a light blue screen with horizontal lines comes Sometime a blue clear screen comes on I don't think there anything wrong with the video card Could be the inverter?? I am going to check the connections on the LCD to see if there anything loose

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Plug it into an external monitor to isolate the problem. If the external is OK, the processor (GPU) is good.

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hooked it up to an external monitor, same thing

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This would indicate the video card.

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Before I replace the video card: when I turn on imac, the apple logo comes up. Then the screen goes to orange, then pink.

Also i thinking about getting the video card fixed

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got another Imac 3.06 with a failed logic board

swap the screen and got the same problem

going to swap video card to see if it work

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