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Old Jan 16, 2007, 06:41 PM   #1
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Powerbook G4 troubles. (sleeping, etc)

Alright, I have a 17" Powerbook G4

Machine Name: PowerBook G4 17"
Machine Model: PowerBook5,7
CPU Type: PowerPC G4 (1.2)
Number Of CPUs: 1
CPU Speed: 1.67 GHz
L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
Memory: 1 GB
Bus Speed: 167 MHz
Boot ROM Version: 4.9.1f1
Serial Number: *****etc
Sudden Motion Sensor:
State: Enabled
Version: 1.0

ok, well ive been having a problem with it randomly going to sleep.. now ive hunted around and found various fixes.. etc.. and i think its fine (for now)

my question is this... is there a way for me to make sure everything is fine? or is there a good free utility i can use to check on my pbook...

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Old Jan 17, 2007, 05:13 AM   #2
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There's a Hardware Test that came with the machine. It'll either be on a separate disc or bundled with the restore discs. If it's the latter, then boot with the discs inserted and hold D. It should say on the disc what you need to do.
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