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Power Mac g3 (B/W)

I have a Mac that I really want to get fixed. 450mhz processor, 1/4 gig ram, 4 gig HD, DVD RAM. The problem is it turns on and just that.The only times it makes noise is when I take out the RAM and when I hold the updater button. What do I need to do? Get a new battery, probably?

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  • ae_7fam Aug 18, 2008

    Both times it makes a single frequency tone. the "No ram" tone is 1 second long, the "Updater button" is 2-3 seconds long.

  • ae_7fam Aug 19, 2008

    HAHA... I answered my own question. Do you know where to get one? Lasts the logest and the least expensive? I dobut Radio
    Shack, because I hear they're $7+ apiece and last only 1/2 year.

  • ae_7fam Aug 19, 2008

    thanks. I'll see what I can do.



    I'll put FixYa when I get the battery. If there is another problem, it'll be on another page.

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Yep, battery

Posted on Aug 19, 2008

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    Kevin Pettit Aug 19, 2008

    We have Batteries Plus here in Ohio, eBay is another good source

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