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APPLE MAC POWERBOOK G4 LAPTOP COMPUTER

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I WAS WONDERING IF YOU COULD HELP ME? MY G4 COMPUTER WHEN I TURN IT ON IT SHOWS A GLOBE IN THE MIDDLE OF SCREEN THEN IT WILL CHANGE SCREENS TO THE FINDER SYNMBOL THEN SWITCH TO A ? IN THE MIDDLE OF A SMALL FILE. IT KEEPS SWOPING AND CHANGING BACK AND FORTH THEN WILL TURN OFF?????
WHATS THE DEAL WITH THIS?
DO I NEED TO LOAD DRIVERS ON AGAIN AND IF SO WHERE CAN I DOWN LOAD THE DRIVERS FROM SO I CAN BURN ON TO A DISK AND THEN LOAD UP?

THANKS AND I HOPE YOU CAN CAN HELP ME ...
CHEERS DARREN
darrenpritchard9639@hotmail.com

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  • Anonymous Dec 02, 2007

    Have the same problem, I have tried holding down the "c" key but I don't have the start up cd/dvd, or any of the drivers for this computer do you know where I can get these from for free if possible.....



    Thanks again for helping me with this small problem.

    Darren

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Had the exact same problem The issue is with BAD RAM. Uninstall all third-party non-oem ram chips and see if it will boot up. (If all you have is non-oem, user-installed chips, then simply install one at a time until you find the one that is bad. 

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It sounds like your system is trying to boot from a network.

Insert your installation CD/DVD restart your computer holding down the 'c' key, this will allow it to boot from the CD/DVD, you should be now able to select your start up drive, select it then either follow the prompts or restart again

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