Powerbook wont boot up

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Foresterkid13, Dec 9, 2010.

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    I have a g4 ti and i was trying to reinstall 10.5 on it. now when i go to restart it it wont go past the grey screen. i tried to reset the pram and that didnt help. any ideas?
     
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    that brought up a refresh button my hard drive and an arrow key. i chose the hard drive and advanced. now its sitting on the grey screen loading.
     
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    Its definitely getting hung up on something. Honestly, since you just installed the OS, I'd just erase it and try again.
     
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  9. Foresterkid13, Dec 10, 2010
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    i bought it used and had to borrow the leopard disk to update it. should i just find the tiger restore disk online? or is there a way i could restore it without the disk?
     

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