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Apple iBook Mac g4 Notebook hd doesn't appear

I have ibook g4
- when i put os cd to install a new system hd doesn't appear
- when i run disk utility to formate hd it apears but the screen freez . i trayed meany times & i had the same result.
pls tell me what can i do ,is there any boatable program can fix this problem.

i look forward to here from u soon
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sony

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You have a hard drive issue, this is why it freezes. DO you hear clicking sometimes in the laptop? I would get your hard drive looked at by a tech.

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