09-25-2009, 07:31 AM #1
No Chime, Black Screen, No Nothing! Argh!
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- Aug 24, 2009
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?
09-25-2009, 09:01 AM #2
09-25-2009, 11:31 AM #3
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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.Try my custom Mac Forums Search Engine: Mac Forums Google Search
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