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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Aug 24, 2009
    Unhappy No Chime, Black Screen, No Nothing! Argh!
    Hey gang;
    I recently bought a Power Mac G5, early 2004 edition, from a third party. It worked fabulous. I then did a complete disk erase-reboot, and upgraded to Leopard 10.5.8. I then installed CS4 (illustrator, photoshop, inDesign), and Final Cut Pro 6.0.4. It worked flawlessly for about 2 weeks when all of a sudden, when I turned it on yesterday, nothing happened. Black screen.

    I noticed that my start up Chime didn't ring as usual and my screen always stayed black. Also, after about a minute after turning it on, my inner fans stated rotating really fast; faster than normal, and it sounds extremely loud as they turn. After this, nothing happens, the fans just keeping turning and turning at fast speeds.

    Any thoughts? Suggestions?


    Uriel Reyes

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    Zigdog's Avatar
    Member Since
    Aug 23, 2009
    Macbook Pro, 4GB RAM, 250GB HD
    it sounds like a hardware problem!!!
    i would get it checked out by a professional!!

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    Jul 02, 2006
    Crawley, England
    20" Intel iMac 2.4 Ghz/3G Ram/320HD, Snow Leopard. PBook G4, 1.5Ghz/1.5 Ram/250 HD, Leopard 10.5.6.
    The fans of doom! Sad to say it's most likely the logic board.
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