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PowerBook - G4 running slow


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i have a powerbook g4. it is running slow. it really lags for loading websites and such. i ran disk utility. i got a few red messages. one says "volume bitmap needs minor repair" another says "the volume macintosh hd needs repair" also, "error: the underlying task reported failure on exit". i know there is a way i might be able to fix this with the startup disk. but not sure how. can someone please give me some advice?? sorry for the long read.
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Boot with your installation disk and run "verify disk". Also, I recommend if possible, immediately make a backup of the HD before doing anything else.

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Yeah I would just back up everything important you have on your current OS and format the hard drive.

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