Testing iBook G4 RAM

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by dfischler, Jan 14, 2005.

  1. macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2005
    #1
    Does anyone know if there's something like the Apple Hardware Test out there for the iBook G4? I've got the early 2004 12" model, and it didn't come with the AHT disc that previous iBooks did. I'm especially interested in testing the RAM that came with the computer, as well as the RAM I've installed in it.
     
  2. macrumors 68040

    maya

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2004
    Location:
    somewhere between here and there.
    #2
    Surprising all Apple hardware comes with the Hardware Test CD. In any case you can try "TechTool" and "TechTool Pro", its tests the ram and other hardware of your Mac. :)
     
  3. macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2004
    #3
    It does come with hardware test, just not on a separate CD. One of your DVDs will have "AHT V 1.x" somewhere on it.

    It is probably on the "additional Software" disc.
     
  4. macrumors 68040

    maya

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2004
    Location:
    somewhere between here and there.
    #4

    :: scratching heading :: All my notebooks purchases from Apple has the Hardware Test CD on a separate CD.

    Even as of recent. :)


    I know that iLife is on the same install CD as Panther when you buy a new Mac. :)
     
  5. macrumors 68000

    Littleodie914

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2004
    Location:
    Rochester, NY
    #5
    What exactly do you mean by testing the RAM? Just to see if it all shows up, or what kind/speed it is? The System Profiler, found in the Utilities folder, is a great app for figuring out the little things about your hardware. It might be what you're looking for. ;)
     
  6. macrumors 68040

    maya

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2004
    Location:
    somewhere between here and there.
    #6
    Testing as to see if it all works without errors.

    The SysProfiler will show what hardware is registered. The hardware test is to see if it all works right. :)
     
  7. macrumors 68000

    Littleodie914

    Joined:
    Jun 9, 2004
    Location:
    Rochester, NY
    #7
    Ahh... I didn't know that :)

    Guess that's something I'm gonna have to play with later tonight :D ;)
     
  8. thread starter macrumors newbie

    Joined:
    Jan 14, 2005
    #8
    The latest version of AHT is 1.4.2, and when I tried it, I was told it didn't work with my machine. At least that's the latest on a separate disc, and it's the latest mentioned on Apple's web site.
     
  9. macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2004
    #9
    Latest iBooks DO NOT have AHT on a separate disc.
     
  10. macrumors G5

    CanadaRAM

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2004
    Location:
    On the Left Coast - Victoria BC Canada
  11. macrumors 68040

    maya

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2004
    Location:
    somewhere between here and there.
    #11
    Then I must be dreaming since I bought the recent updated iBook and it came with an AHT CD in the box on a separate CD. :)

    Or it could me a mistake and someone up there loves me. ;) :)
     
  12. macrumors 68040

    maya

    Joined:
    Oct 7, 2004
    Location:
    somewhere between here and there.
    #12
    I will get back to you on this question in regards to the version of the AHT for the iBook. :)
     
  13. macrumors regular

    Joined:
    Jan 26, 2004
    #13
    Hmmmm iBook 12" 1.2GHz has AHT V2.2.1 on the Additional software disk.

    Some say that someone up there loves us all.
     

Share This Page