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iMac - Imac 500mhz screen jumpy?


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So i picked up this Imac from a guy for 150 bucks! It has an 80gb hard drive and it has an 500mhz ibm processor i think and 256mb of ram. I've had it for like a week and today i actually went on the internet on it and downloaded some files and the screen would start to jump a little? Is the screen going out? or is it becuase it dosen't have alot of ram?
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The screen was jumpy on mine also while viewing web sites. I disabled flash and this seems to have resolved the problem.
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maybe thats why he sold it for so cheap...

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i would say 150 is way too much for a computer that old.. I payed $30.00 for mine.
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