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Ibook g4 12" 800mghz freezes alot, especially when bairly moved

Ibook g4 freezes after 20 min of use. seems guaranteed to freeze if moved even slightly. whats wrong?

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Hi Robert

Try a reset of the PMU, instructions here:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1431?viewlocale=en_US

All the best
Sean
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Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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