G3 Blue/White CRASH

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by 41542, Oct 7, 2004.

  1. 41542 macrumors newbie

    Oct 7, 2004
    Hello All,
    Upon starting up, my G3 Blue/White running 9.2 shows a flashing Question Mark and a folder. I guess this means it cant find the start-up disc? I tried booting from the G3 CD-Rom for G3 holding down Command C. It didnt work. Anybody have any ideas on how I can get it running again?

    PS. Luckily, in anticipation of receiving my new G5 2.5, (which Ive been waiting forever for) I backed-up all my files. Still it would be nice to have my G3 working so I can give it to someone to use. Thanks all.
  2. bousozoku Moderator emeritus

    Jun 25, 2002
    Gone but not forgotten.
    Generally, that's an indication of missing software but since it didn't start from the CD-ROM, it could be that the battery for the CMOS memory containing your settings has gone flat.

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