Dead PowerBook G4

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Will Cheyney, Feb 4, 2006.

  1. Will Cheyney macrumors 6502a

    Will Cheyney

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    Jul 13, 2005
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    United Kingdom
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    I have an original titanium 500Mhz PowerBook G4 which wont startup :(
    I used it faultlessly last week, but when I tried to turn it on today I ran into problems.

    Any idea what this may be? I've tried holding down the reset switch on the back, a different battery and power adaptor.
     
  2. California macrumors 68040

    California

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    Aug 21, 2004
    #2
    Motherboard battery's go bad on older tiBooks. Replace it and put in a superdrive/combo drive new harddrive at the same time because they have to take the case apart to get to it. It is above the optical drive, glued to the topcase.
     

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