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g4 quicksilver mdd 1.25Mhz dual doesnt boot up but fan comes on


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Hi everyone I,m new to the Mac so I need help, I have a g4 1.25Mhz dual processor with 2gb ram running leopard its just started locking up and then wont boot but after about 15-20 seconds the fan comes on full power,any ideas please.
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G'day and welcome to the forums.

You are getting power, so perhaps the PRAM battery needs replacing and the Power Management Unit (PMU) reset. Other things to consider include:-


http://discussions.apple.com/thread....readID=1244405

Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!
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Ill check that out and post the result fingers crossed then
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