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    need help with Power Mac G3
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    Angry need help with Power Mac G3
    I have a b&w G3 its got 400mhz chip 386 ram 20g hard drive and the board is a rev. 2.OK here is my situtaion i got this g3 of a guy on craigs list for $5 there was no hard drive in it and no battery on the board so i slapped a new battery and a hd in it.He had a copy of os x 10.3 sitting in the cd drive.I went to install it and everything installed fine but when it is done and restarts the apple logo comes up.After a minute or two a prohitary sign comes up.so i dont know what i`m doing wrong i reset the nvram and other stuff. I think the firmware is up to date.Any help would on this well be apperiated. thanks kevin

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    need help with Power Mac G3
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    What's a prohitary sign?

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    need help with Power Mac G3
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    the sign with a circle and slash through it

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    *Moved thread to appropriate forum -> Not just anything goes in Anything Goes*

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    need help with Power Mac G3
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    "The prohibitory sign, pictured here, appears instead of the "broken folder" icon in Mac OS X 10.2 and later.



    This symptom usually occurs when a file or folder has been moved, replaced, or damaged. It could also occur if you use certain hardware or software with your computer."

    http://docs.info.apple.com/article.h...m=106464#symp2
    When all else fails, try everything!
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    need help with Power Mac G3
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    yes i know that but i installed it 4 times already

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