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Richard, Computer Support Specialist
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We own an apple imac and the screen has only half of it showing

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We own an apple imac and the screen has only half of it showing can this be sorted out in some way by us
Hi there and welcome
As the first step can you please do the following
Shut down your Mac.
Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R.
Turn on your Mac.
Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately after you hear the startup sound.
Hold these keys until the computer restarts and you hear the startup sound for a second time.
Release the keys.
Then tell me if it looks correctly now please.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
still the same ,where is the option key just in case i am not using the right one
Its the key with either Option, Opt or if you do not have that ALT
You were using that key?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
yes i was but the screen is still the same after a second atempt
Thanks, ***** ***** do this please
Shut down the computer.
Plug in power adapter to a power source and to your computer.
On the built-in keyboard, press the (left side) Shift-Control-Option keys and the power button at the same time.
Release all the keys and the power button at the same time.
Press the power button to turn on the computer.
Tell me if it then brings up the rest please.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
still the same
It is the actual screen that has faulted and will be the controller in the screen itself. We have ruled out all other causes for this.
I am really sorry about this and you are going to have to return the iMacto have this replaced. It will be covered by the warranty if this has not expired, and the replacement will be done at no cost to you.
I am really sorry about this, and if you have problems, or would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.
And if you can take a second to rate my service, that would be greatly appreciated.
Thank you
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Customer: replied 2 years ago.
ok you have done the best you could, I did suspect it was a hardware problem but the unit is a few years old