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Old Aug 2, 2007, 03:06 PM   #1
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out of the blue , my iBook got slow

well like the title says, my iBook was running just fine, and for some reason when i start it up yesterday it took like minute and a half to start up, when it usually starts in a bout less than a minute, and once its up i get the beach ball everytime i do something, is driving me crazy! my ibook, is a g3 800mhz, 640 ram, mac os 10.4.10, what could be wrong with it??
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Old Aug 2, 2007, 03:17 PM   #2
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Could be the beginning of a dying hard drive.
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Old Aug 2, 2007, 03:23 PM   #3
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Dying hard drive you are hard drive is completely full. Backup now!
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Old Aug 2, 2007, 04:12 PM   #4
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i reset the nvram that seems to amke it a bit better
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i reset the nvram that seems to amke it a bit better
Good news. Hope it holds true.
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Old Aug 2, 2007, 08:28 PM   #6
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I agree with everyone to backup your files.

When computers start to get REALLY REALLY slow, there is a good chance there is a hardware issue beyond the hard drive and they will fail very soon.
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