Question about Apple PowerBook G3 Mac Notebook
My friend gave me his old mac powerbook laptop, he said he havent used god knows how long, so when i got it... i charge the laptop and when i turn it on is just blank like... nothing is showing in the screen!! Pls HELP!!!
When you power on the laptop, is there a sign that it boots? if yes, then it may be that the laptop did not shut don properly when last used, try the following, unplugged the power, took the battery out, held the power button for 60 seconds - then plugged back in the power cord and tried to boot it up like normal. or remove the battery and hold down the power button it would seem to be an issue with the laptop retaining some residual charge which is preventing the laptop from booting.
Check the status of your laptop battery itself. There should be a battery indicator on the laptop that is connected to the battery. This indicator is either on the bottom of the laptop or (likely) on the side. If there is no indicator, your battery itself may be the problem, and may require replacing. Keep in mind that older batteries of the nickel-cadmium variety are more likely to decharge over time and forget their initial maximum charge level; this may be a particular issue to users of older laptops.
Find a VGA connector and hook up your laptop to an external monitor if the above steps have not alleviated the blank-screen problem. Turn on the computer and the external monitor. Does the external monitor light up? If so, the blank screen is likely due to a video subset problem/LCD problem in your laptop.
Consider that a deeper problem may exist if the external monitor did not light up This problem may lie in the motherboard. In this case, you need to replace the mother board.
Posted on Jun 06, 2010
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