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memo90061
May 12, 2013, 09:13 PM
My small cousin was given a PowerBook G4 laptop, and brought it to me to to connect to the the WiFi. It didn't let me connect, and so I connected the laptop with an ethernet. I tried to update, and figured I had enough time to update it. The battery said there was an hour left, and my cousin didn't have the charger. When it was updating it turned off! Now it doesn't boot. It's stuck at the Apple at the beginning. It's probably corrupted. What should I do now? :/



justperry
May 12, 2013, 09:20 PM
Try a safe boot, hold the Shift key at startup, but I think it is indeed corrupted, never update without connected to power.

memo90061
May 12, 2013, 09:24 PM
I should have known better. -_- O_O

It's the same and stays at the Apple! Ahhh.

They don't have the original CDs either.

Intell
May 13, 2013, 06:21 PM
What lines does it get stuck at or repeat when you start it up in verbose mode (Command-V)?

memo90061
May 17, 2013, 02:32 PM
I fixed it with a Lion DVD disc. haha.

Thank you. :D

skateny
May 17, 2013, 02:37 PM
I fixed it with a Lion DVD disc. haha.

Thank you. :D

:confused:

Cox Orange
May 17, 2013, 03:23 PM
I fixed it with a Lion DVD disc. haha.

Thank you. :D

Are you sure you have a PowerBook? Or are you sure it was Lion on the DVD?