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Cannot boot from cd

My power bookG4 cannot boot,i try booting from cd but it cannot boot from any cd not even linux and i also dont no the key to press and go to the boot setup

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  • norahs154 Dec 23, 2008

    i upgraded my powerbook G4 from OS X 10.5.2 to OS X 10.5.3...after successful installation,i was asked to restart my laptop.i did it but the laptop only showed a white screen and never logged me to my administartive passwords.

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When starting up the computer hold down the option/alt key. or, try holding down 'c'

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