POWER PC G4 will not boot up (please help)

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by RAWKET, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. RAWKET macrumors newbie

    Mar 5, 2011
    so heres what happen.... i put my G4 in storage for a month and now that i got it out and went to start it up ...it turns on and immediately shows the grey apple and circle ( as it usually does) but after 5-10 seconds the screen goes blue and stays blue forever. i was wondering if anyone knows how i can fix this or which parts i ned to replace..... your help will be greatly appreciated
  2. 76ShovelHead macrumors 6502a


    May 30, 2010
    Maybe this will work.

    You should let is sit loading all night, usually problems like these fix themselves. If it still fails to boot completely by the time you wake up, then i'd suggest reinstalling Mac OS 10.
  3. AlBDamned macrumors 68030


    Mar 14, 2005
    You could try booting from a DVD and repairing permissions. Alternatively it might have been bashed about during the move to and from storage and that might have had an affect on the HDD. Unlikely though. Permissions likely to be your best bet!
  4. Dave H macrumors 6502

    Dave H

    Mar 2, 2008
    Could be the PRAM battery.

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