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Old May 20, 2008, 05:46 PM   #1
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Unhappy POWERBOOK G4: Display comes on for 1 second

PROBLEM:
I start it up my Powerbook and I get screen activity for about 1 second (see videos) and then it goes dim. You can still (barely) see the display.

STEPS TAKEN:
  • Connected external monitor, pressed F7
  • Repairing disk from PowerMac G5 failed in Target Disk mode.
  • Reset PRAM.
  • Tried starting up from disk.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=p_FshjTI3Mk
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFaFP7L4x-w
http://www.youtube.com/v/U3BayWUWGRg

The screen fickers and goes to almost nothing... What is wrong with my PB?
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