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G4 dual 1ghz not switching on

G4 dual 1ghz motherboard battery leaked and now the g4 is dead

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  • chazman2008 May 11, 2010

    Your battery leaked? i.e. there is residue from the battery on the motherboard?

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Many times if the battery on the motherboard dies, the computer won't startup at all. Try replacing the battery and push the tiny reset button on the motherboard and see if it will power on then.

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