Thread: need help with Power Mac G3
04-19-2008, 03:30 PM #1need 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
04-19-2008, 03:48 PM #2
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What's a prohitary sign?
04-19-2008, 04:04 PM #3
the sign with a circle and slash through it
04-19-2008, 06:06 PM #4MacHeadCaseGuest
04-19-2008, 09:58 PM #5
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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#symp2When all else fails, try everything!
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04-19-2008, 10:18 PM #6
yes i know that but i installed it 4 times already
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