G4 powermac (mirror door) won't load

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by DK8, Jun 19, 2015.

  1. DK8 macrumors newbie

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    It makes a happy "dong" but then I get a grey screen freeze on a screen I know works
     
  2. Altemose macrumors G3

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    @DK8 Is there anything on the gray screen when it freezes?
     
  3. MacCubed macrumors 68000

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    What happens if you unplug the hard drive?
     
  4. DK8 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    ... I can hold down C and load MacOS CD.
     
  5. MacCubed macrumors 68000

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    Most likely the hard drive then, try wiping the drive and reinstalling OS X
     

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