My daughter's clamshell is frozen in the startup with the screen saying "waiting for printing services." Can get it to shutdown, but everytime it powers up we get stuck on this screen--even in safe mode. Any ideas? --Kim
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Alex iBook G3 Clamshell Repair
The G3 iMac clamshell speaks 802.11b wireless signal only. If your router is an 802.11n router, this symptom is known to occur, especially if you have any level of encryption (WEP, WPA, WPA2) on your router signal. Try temporarily turning the encryption off on your router and disabling N mode (set to G mode only) and see if this solves your problem. If so, obviously you don't want to leave your router unencrypted, but you may have to leave it set to G mode as long as you want your clamshell to be able to access it.
It sounds like the system is corrupted. With an install disk try starting the mac up holding down the c key on the keyboard. If the screen is working properly on startup, see if the hard drive is showing up. If it is, try reinstalling the system software making sure that you do not reformat the hard drive but preserve users
The clamshell ibooks came with either OS 8.6 or OS 9 on them. If you are just looking to start over from scratch, then you can use a standard OS 9 CD and have them do a complete re-install. I say this without knowing the nature of the problems they are having.
If your OS is System 10, Go to home and find application folder, there you can find iMovie icon and double click it.
or If your system is OS 9.0 or 9.2, double click your system folder which is on the desktop and then find the application folder, there you can find the iMovie icon, double click it and thats it.or If you have the Operating System CD installer, try browsing the CD and open all packages content. There you will find iMovie installer and install it. Thats it!