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Mother Board Hello, The other day, I had an external monitor hooked up to my iMac G3. All of a sudden it stop working. So I opened it up to see what was wrong (everything looks fine) So I close it up, And power it on, and the screen booted up white, so I thought it would clear up and when it got to the login screen it turn off. What do I do, Dylan

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    Dylan Grant Aug 30, 2008

    Thanks For Getting Back But, All Screws Are in but it shuts off before i can get to the monitors pref

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Would it be that you simply havnt done up the screws on the monitor lead and it's come a lil loose, your screen gets no sig and goes whit and you still hear the chime of the startup, thats what it sounds lie anyway..... or try montor control panel in prefs and see if all is well there? i'd check the cable first though..lol

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