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Always freeze my ibook G4 has recently frozen everytime I use it. I use firefox and it got frozen. I use Itune, it got frozen. Did reboot and it still got frozen. I did the fsck thing only to find out that he harddrive is a OK. Consulted with the geeky tech mac support but couldn't find solution. Please help?

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  • nicole1225 Mar 03, 2008

    The computer freezes no matter what application or software I am using. I can be able to access it for anywhere from 30 seconds to 30 minutes then it completely freezes up. It has been re-started several times and nothing has fixed it. 

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My iBook freezes everytime also. Used to boot only to blue screen, removed Aircard and RAM module, now almost always boots to OSX, but locks up after a few minutes of use. Try this... boot and hold down Command+S keys, to boot into command line mode. Leave it for a while. If it eventually crashes in command line mode, you can rule out OS problems, as it will probably be hardware. That is what mine does. It does run much longer in command line mode, but will crash eventually. I hate my iBook.

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Firefox will use a lot of disk space over time for temporary use. You might try starting up and run the Disk Utilities program to repair disk permissions.

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