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Standard User flippery
(experienced) Mon 25-Dec-17 19:10:10
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Re: G4 Imac problems


[re: billford] [link to this post]
 
Could be right
Reset PMU, NVRAM and PRAM

Now flashing Mac and question mark. So not reading Drive or DVD both with unreadable media one presumes.
DVD does read Hardware check disk.
Standard User flippery
(experienced) Tue 26-Dec-17 12:10:07
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Re: G4 Imac problems


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running fsck -fy. problem with hard disk that it could not fix/. need to format drive / replace.
Standard User flippery
(experienced) Wed 27-Dec-17 07:11:05
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Re: G4 Imac problems


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Found drive with working os.
Say should boot.
Tine to try


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Standard User flippery
(experienced) Mon 01-Jan-18 08:45:14
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Re: G4 Imac problems now working


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Formatting with retail disk has and reinstall worked.
Standard User stniuk
(experienced) Tue 02-Jan-18 09:59:22
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Re: G4 Imac problems now working


[re: flippery] [link to this post]
 
Great job. Best to keep checking the hd occasionally for a while.
Standard User flippery
(experienced) Tue 02-Jan-18 21:53:51
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Re: G4 Imac problems now working


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Agreed
Managed to get Hard Drive with OSX installed that works from firewire.
Fingers crossed the existing drive keeps working.
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