I've been reading around the internet about some folks having big time problems with vertical lines in iMac screens. You asked a while back if you should consider AppleCare when you get your new iMac. After you read some of this stuff, it might help you to make up your mind.<br><br>On my lamp / dome iMac, I foolishly did not buy AppleCare. I love that baby. I would give anything [obviously not] to have it working. It would have cost $800 to get it repaired and they were selling for that on eBay.<br><br><object width="425" height="355"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/gTae5eDPKmI&rel=1"></param><param name="wmode" value="transparent"></param><embed src="http://www.youtube.com/v/gTae5eDPKmI&rel=1" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" wmode="transparent" width="425" height="355"></embed></object><br><br>Here is a petition with 230 sigs. Not a lot of sigs unless yours is one of them. I agree petitions in this case are not much good. All those people and more should complain directly to Apple.<br><br>http://urlx.org/petitiononline.com/58730<br>http://urlx.org/petitiononline.com/58730 If it doesn't work; apple discussions, search vertical lines for many, many discussion/posts<br><br>Somewhere in MW old forums is a discussion re: my problems with iMac vertical lines<br><br>http://urlx.org/broadbandreports.com/97262<br>http://urlx.org/ehmac.ca/e67a0 I read this forum<br>http://urlx.org/macusersforum.com/72c81 Similar to mine except mine 800 MHz lamp/dome<br><br>