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  1. Update

    I have now reset the SMU in the proper way (I see that on this model, you plug in the power cord and do NOT press the power button). That has solved the fan issue. But I am still left with the...
  2. Problems After Replacing Hard Drive on Intel Mac

    Machine Info: 20" Intel 2.16 GHz iMac (white).

    My Background: I've taken apart many Macs and am comfortable with this type of repair. This is the first time taking apart the intel iMac (a bit of a...
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    G4 PB 12" Very Noisy Fan

    Background:
    Helping a friend out. He has a G4/887 MHz 12" PowerBook. He is an artist and has a studio/shop. This computer stays in his display window running a keynote slideshow. The computer has...
  4. Thread: RAM Mixing

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    RAM Mixing

    Currently I have a G4 PB 1GHz Titanium running 10.4.8 with following RAM configuration: two 256 MB SDRAM PC133U-333 RAM Chips.

    I just got a G3 500 MHz PB (Pismo) running 10.4.8 with the following...
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    I've been meaning to post back a little news. I...

    I've been meaning to post back a little news. I didn't really find anything but I did notice that if I clamped down my thumb and forefinger on the hinge and rotated, the hinge did rotate some. I...
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    Thanks to all. In the end I decided to go on my...

    Thanks to all. In the end I decided to go on my hunch that it was the inverter board and my hunch proved to be correct. With the new inverterboard everything was back to normal. It was an Aluminum,...
  7. Thread: Stuck DVD in MBP

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    Stuck DVD in MBP

    How do I get a stuck DVD out of a MacBook Pro. I've tried restarting while holding the eject button and restarting holding the trackpad button. The drive makes a noise like it is going to eject the...
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    Loose "Neck" on G4 iMac

    Is there any way (without having to take apart the computer) to tighter the "neck" on a G4 Flat Panal iMac (17", 1 GHz). It is a little loose.

    Thanks!
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    Replacement Internal DVD burner for G4 iMac

    The internal DVD burner needs to be replaced on a friend's iMac (G4/1.25 GHz). I have a couple of questions:

    - Will any internal DVD burner work (i.e. in terms of size) or does the G4 iMac require...
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    G4 PowerBook Screen Problem

    Helping a friend with a 15" Aluminum PB (not sure what speed off hand). The back lighting on the screen doesn't seem to be working-i.e. if you look closely when you turn the computer on, you can see...
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    Thanks for the reply. - The computers belong...

    Thanks for the reply.

    - The computers belong to two different people.

    - I tried the fix suggested, but unfortunately it didn't help in either computer.

    - I was going back and forth trying to...
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    Power Problems with a G4/450 MHz DP Tower

    I am having power problems with a G4/450 MHz DP Tower. If the computer is unplugged for a little bit and then plugged back in, the computer will be completely dead (i.e. pressing the power button...
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    Power Problems with a G3/500 MHz Snow iMac

    I am having power problems with a G3/500 MHz Snow iMac. When you press the power button the light goes on, but nothing else happen (no fan, no hard drive start up, etc..). What I've tried:

    -...
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    Good news: I saw the blue color and without...

    Good news: I saw the blue color and without thinking I assumed that it was the original iBook and didn't even bother to look at the ports. But then it clicked that the iBook was dark blue, and sure...
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    Starting Up Clamshell iBook

    How do you start up an original clamshell iBook with a broken cd drive and no system on the hard drive. I have an external USB cd drive and USB external hard drive, but you can't boot up through USB....
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    Thanks for the reply! My first step will be to...

    Thanks for the reply!

    My first step will be to get the CD cleaner (though I'm not so opomistic).

    Regarding the thermal paste, here is a direct quote from the service manual:

    "Warning:...
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    Combo Drive For 1Ghz G4 iMac

    G4 iMac Combo Drive Problems

    The Combo Drive on a friend's G4 17" 1GHz iMac (OS X 10.4.5) doesn't recognize any CDs that are put in. So far I've: Zapped PRAM, ran Disk Utilities, ran TechTool Pro,...
  18. Thread: Dead PB G4/667

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    Sorry for being unclear. When I had the hard...

    Sorry for being unclear. When I had the hard drive in the enclosure, I had it hooked up to another computer. In the enclosure hooked up to the other computer, the hard drive worked fine. The...
  19. Thread: Dead PB G4/667

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    The disk drive is about a month old. When in the...

    The disk drive is about a month old. When in the enclosure, the disk drive works fine. Now with the disk drive removed, the computer is still "dead" (with that one exception, when the computer did...
  20. Thread: Dead PB G4/667

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    Dead PB G4/667

    Setup: PowerBook G4/667, OS X

    Problem: My PowerBook generally is not starting up at all (i.e. you press the Power button and nothing happens). Occasionally you do hear a clicking/whurring noise....
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    DVD Burner In Beige G3 Desktop

    If I put an internal DVD burner into a Beige G3/266 Desktop:

    - Will I be able to watch DVD movies (or will I need a decoder or something else)?

    - Can I also burn CDs with it, or just DVDs (i.e....
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    The disassembly and re-assembly would be no...

    The disassembly and re-assembly would be no problem for me, but soldering is one area I haven't ventured into yet. Are there any good web sites that that can walk me through it?

    Thanks.
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    Pismo Power Problem

    Computer: Pismo with G4 accelerator card; Tiger

    Problem: The computer doesn't always recognize that the power cord is plugged in. I've tried known good power cords. If you "jiggle" the power cord...
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    Ethernet Port On iBook—Hardware Problem

    Mac: G3/800MHz 14" iBook OS X (10.2.8)

    Situation: When the ethernet cable was plugged in, the computer was moved when someone was standing on the ethernet cable. The ethernet port moved out (maybe...
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    Cube and LCD Display Problem

    Recently I got a G4/450 cube with the Apple Studio Flat Panel Display. I have two problems:

    - The DVD drive sometimes gets a little stuck. I.e. when I eject a disc, the disc tries to eject, but...
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