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My G4 keep turning off

I have checked the energy saver in preferences and made adjustments but still nothing works.
thoughts?

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  • designair Jan 08, 2009

    I found that taking the battery out is the only way to get it back up. Today i took the battery out and kept it out. It hasn't shutdown for more than 3 hrs. Although this will not help when I need to be on the battery.


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