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Recently a strip has appeared above the menu bar on my mac and I have no idea how to get rid of it. Any ideas? The above photograph of the problem is screen shotted.

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That looks the the desktop wallpaper. Try changing wallpaper (or display type; it might be due to the aspect ratio).

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It appears that was the problem, silly me! Thank you so much for your help! – Stephanie Jun 3 '14 at 14:29

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