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Powerbook G4 12" no video

I have a powerbook G4 12" A1010...I lost the original charger, then I used a ibook 65V charger…. my Powerbook was turned it on good…..suddenly my Powerbook stoped turn it on…..in other words …there is no video coming up BUT… the processor fan runs then it stops but there is a sound, also I can hear the hard drive sound, I can hear like something is working inside….after that I realized that I was using the wrong charger then I got the original 45V charger ….but still the same problem….there is a sound inside but not video…..do you think I fried the AC Jack or may be the power board or even worst…the motherboard?

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Try this courtesy of your manufacturer

  1. If the computer is on, turn it off.
  2. Reset the power manager by simultaneously pressing and then releasing Shift-Control-Option-Power on the keyboard. Do not press the fn (Function) key while using this combination of keystrokes.
  3. Wait 5 seconds.
  4. Press the Power button to restart the computer.
If that doesnt work lemme know

Posted on Feb 03, 2010

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