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Re: [vox-tech] no boot on G4 laptop
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Re: [vox-tech] no boot on G4 laptop

When you say it never boots, do you mean that you get the little
spinning rainbow, and it never stops?  

Alternatively, do you get some other stuff going on, and then a blank

Does he have the OS X CDs?



* Jan W (jcwynholds@yahoo.com) wrote:
> Hi all:
> I am a mac-clueless-type, and a friend of mine has a G4 laptop that refuses to
> boot.  He says the problem is with the display, but the LCD is just really dim,
> there are images that come up.
> The problem:
> Power up the machine, the little apple comes on screen, with the little
> spinning icon-thing to let you know it's doing something.  It never boots.  He
> even tried doing an 'option/x' (or maybe it's open-apple/x) to force a boot,
> but no dice.
> Is he dead in the water, or is there some other thing I can suggest to him?
> jan
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