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imac g3 wont start

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by defendbr00klyn, Jun 19, 2007.

  1. macrumors newbie

    #1
    i have an imac g3 everything was working fine until one day i left to go do something and when i came back and it was sleeping as usual, but when i moved the mouse to wake it up, but it shut off....i tried to turn it back on but the screen doesnt turn on and all i hear is the fan...SOMEONE PLEASE HELP ME!!!
     
  2. Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

    #2
    Disconnect all peripherals and try booting form the OS CDs by holding C.
     
  3. macrumors regular

    #3
    Does it chime? Mine did almost the same thing earlier today and I opened its casing and jiggled the motherboard a tad, re-assembled it, and everything was fine.
     
  4. macrumors 6502a

    shu82

    #4
    I guess everyone needs their motherboard jiggled every now and then:D
     

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