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

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    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

    thanks
     
  2. Lone Deranger macrumors 65816

    Lone Deranger

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    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

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    how do I do S.M.A.R.T. check on my drive? thx
     

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