Mac Mini G4 very very slow to start and sometimes won't at all

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by Dres, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. Dres macrumors newbie

    Feb 1, 2006
    Hi, can anyone help me figure why my mac mini wont start and if it does it takes a long time. Thinking about upgrading ram and hard drive

  2. Lone Deranger macrumors 68000

    Lone Deranger

    Apr 23, 2006
    Tokyo, Japan
    Could be a number of things, but most likely reason would be that your HD is about to fail.
    Next time you manage to boot into OSX run a S.M.A.R.T. check on the drive to see if all is well.
  3. Dres thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 1, 2006
    how do I do S.M.A.R.T. check on my drive? thx

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