View Full Version : iMac G5 grey screen

Nov 23, 2006, 10:29 AM
Yesterday, our iMac G5 (built in isight) screwed up. The screen went grey, and said we needed to restart. So, we restarted it, and now all we get is a grey screen.

Has anyone encountered this problem before?If so, how is it fixed.


Nov 23, 2006, 05:58 PM
Its time for you to crack out that old install disk and give it a spin....disk utility.


Nov 25, 2006, 02:48 PM
Took out the 1GB RAM module, and its working,now, albeit a bit slower

Nov 25, 2006, 03:37 PM
Sounds like you had a stick of RAM go bad on you then. Most places will replace any faulty RAM for free as most RAM has a lifetime warranty on it. Bad RAM is one of the most common culprits of a kernel panic, which is what the gray screen telling you to restart is.

Kudos to you for finding it! :D