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Want to free up space on my internal hard drive (Apple PowerBook G4) without

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    Robert Allocca Oct 03, 2012

    It appears you didn't finish your question.

  • speranr
    speranr Oct 03, 2012

    Thanks. I don't know where the rest of my question went! I would like to know how to identify and remove data from my hard drive that doesn't need to be there.

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Mac do not waste space, I recommend you to use an external hard drive. Try to find one with twice capacity that your computer's hard drive.I mean, if your computer hard drive is 500Gb, then find an external drive with 1Tb

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SOURCE: powerbook g4 going to white screen only!!

Do you have any external harddrive attached to it? If so, remove it before restarting. Try to start it up in safe mode by holding the Shift button down at startup: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1455

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SOURCE: apple laptop won't turn on

Try to boot from the CD the computer shipped with.

Insert CD and restart the computer holding the "c" key
Your computer should boot.

If so run disk utility from the cd and repair the disk as well as permissions.
If this is successful your computer "should" be repaired. If it still has problems booting, Use your CD to perform a Archive and install which should keep all your personal settings and installed software intact.

Posted on Mar 01, 2009

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SOURCE: how to replace the lcd on a powerbook g4 model m8407

Here is a service guide for the Powerbook G4. It has the step by step instructions.

http://www.powerbookmedic.com/xcart1/files/G4alum12.pdf

copy and paste the complete link into your browser.
If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
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SOURCE: Problems with Apple 15" PowerBook G4 Aluminum 1.25GHz LCD Display Mac Notebook?

The coonection on the(LCD AND LAPTOP IS BAD The wirng )You have to have it taken apart and fixed. I can do it if you live in California or ship it to me. But that is what the problem is.

Posted on Feb 12, 2008

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SOURCE: PowerBook G4 won't eject cd by any means found on apple support

If you can hear that it's trying, it might be getting pinched while trying to eject, especially if something pressed down on the case at that spot. Try gently widening the opening with a flat head screwdriver while you are ejecting the CD. just put the driver in and twist a bit to widen the slot. Also, check to make sure that the fuzzy stuff that brushes off the disk when you insert it - and keeps out dust - hasn't been damaged. If it is partially missing, the missing part may be inside, keeping the CD from ejecting.

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