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Stop working ibook g4

After 2 years the computer stoped, i try with discs, with external help, but nothing
someone told me may be the board is the problem

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It sounds like the hard drive has quit. I had the same thing happen to my G4 and took it to the Apple store today. They checked it out and said that the hard drive was gone. They told me that I could have it replaced by them for about $300 with a 90 day warranty. If you can replace it yourself, you can get a new drive a lot cheeper.

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