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My powerbook g4 wont start

At first i had the blue screen with apple logo, and now i just have a lot of writing on a black screen

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    how do I get into the bios screen?


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    Powerbook G4 will not start up or complete start up. It gets to the apple symbol and the circle continues to spin

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Your computer is booting into single user mode.

Try to boot from the CD the computer shipped with.

Insert CD and restart the computer holding the "c" key
Your computer should boot.

If so run disk utility from the cd and repair the disk as well as permissions.
If this is successful your computer "should" be repaired. If it still has problems booting, Use your CD to perform a Archive and install which should keep all your personal settings and installed software intact.

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