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Cougarcat
Nov 8, 2009, 03:48 AM
So my Powerbook will shut down sometimes on its own if I haven't used it for a bit. When I restart, I have to reset the date and time. I'm wondering if it needs a new PRAM battery (the computer is 4 years old.) Has anyone done this, and is it easy to do? Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.



BlueRevolution
Nov 8, 2009, 05:07 AM
Sounds like that's the problem, yeah. iFixit has instructions (http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Browse/PowerBook) on the process, which looks to be pretty simple on the 15" G4 model that I peeked at, anyway. I'm not sure what you're running.

Cougarcat
Nov 8, 2009, 02:45 PM
Sounds like that's the problem, yeah. iFixit has instructions (http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/Browse/PowerBook) on the process, which looks to be pretty simple on the 15" G4 model that I peeked at, anyway. I'm not sure what you're running.

Yes, it's a 15". Thanks for the link.