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  1. #1

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    Jan 03, 2010
    Unhappy Power Mac G4 Problem
    Everytime i restart or turn on my computer it says the clock is reset and my background is reset.please help.i am new to mac

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    chscag's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    You may have to change out the CMOS battery. You can buy a replacement here.


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    Member Since
    Jan 03, 2010
    how would i know for sure or do i just have to replace it to see

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    Member Since
    Oct 06, 2009
    27" iMac Quad Core i7 2.8 ghz 1TB HDD
    An apple hardware test might let you know what the problem is.
    Use the reputation system

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    harryb2448's Avatar
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    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB PCI-e storgae StOS X.13.3
    Just replace the battery - they cost about five bucks. This is the baby you need:-

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