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iMac - What's this button on the side?!


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I found the reset on my G3 BW, but there's another button that's set in... What's it for? I looked at the Apple docs and it doesn't say what it's for, only the reset button.
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Bump, no one has ever used it?!
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Push it and see what it does?


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That's what is called the "programmers button"
It is used in a firmware update process. Beyond that, I don't know


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Pressing it could cause global warming. I'm super-seriously.
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lol if its red, dont push it.


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I dare you to push it.
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I'm not going to push it if I have no idea what's going to happen afterwards... Thanks to JonnyFive for finding that! I'll just leave it be.
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I double dare you!
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ALL the "cool" kids are pushing it... just so you know...
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I double dare you!
I think the point of this thread has already been fully acomplished, unless someone has any TECHNICAL information they would like to provide... Other wise, it's pretty much a waste.
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ill give you five bucks to push it.


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ill give you five bucks to push it.
Make it 10?
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Ah ... so the point of this thread was ended until things got mercenary. I see.

Push it ... push it real good!
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*rolls eyes and leaves thread*

Thanks for the info guys!
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