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  1. #1

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    Apr 12, 2007
    OS X - iMac G3's Hard drive spinning up every 4 mins.
    Dunno what's going on, but when I leave my iMac G3 alone (when it should shutdown into a powersaving mode) and it did when it had OS9.2 on it.

    Now for some reason, every 4 mins the drive spins up, for about 2 mins then spins down again.
    Meaning the mac will never go into standby.

    Any idea why this might be happening?


  2. #2

    Member Since
    Apr 12, 2007
    Oh, seem to have got it working again, but could have been a number of things.

    Ejected a few progs/icons from the desktop and also unticked the box about drives spinning down when poss.

    More testing methinks. At least it's working again. Phew!

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