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    Dec 27, 2011
    Smile g4 ibook wont boot past blinking folder
    Hi everyone glad to be aboard i purchased a ibook g4 when i turn it on it gos to blinking folder if i push options it goes to a padlock ? it has no ram outher than the builtin 256 k i pulled the hard drive put it in a g3 it booted fine,t the g3 hard drive in g4 same thing blinking folder ??? ,any help appreciated thanks pete.

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    Oct 22, 2007
    Mac Mini Core i7 2012 | White 2009 MacBook 2 Ghz | 733 Mhz G4 Quicksilver
    That means it cannot see a working system to boot from. Did the seller include the restore DVD with that G4?
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    Dec 27, 2011
    Hi thanks for reply no he did not i tried my black tiger dvd no go any help appreciated

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