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Won't power up

First, my g5 isight suddenly won't go into osx, it just turned on (the indicator on the right flashed but without sound like it normally does), and displayed that processing wheel for minutes (i waited for as long as 40 minutes). i unplugged it and when i plugged it back in it won't power up, no anything.

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1) remove all external , leaving only keyboard anf mouse.
2) turn power on and press and leave mouse depress until any cd are out from cd bay
Main boadr is ok but system canot be loaded due to a corrupted os x load

if u have original cd please insert

1) remove power cord to De-enegize system
2) plug power cord back and press power buttom insert Mac Osx Labeled Install CD ,Press Comand-C to boot from CD

Posted on Dec 06, 2007

  • towertech Dec 06, 2007

    Boot ok ... reinstall mac os x and chose on options to Reinstall only System files to restore BS Core

  • towertech Dec 06, 2007

    Also u can try once u have the instal cd and system booting from cd to use Disk tools to try restoring system
    on option pull don menu , go to disk tools and invoke disk tools utilities that give u several option ,
    try to diskverify

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