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    Dec 11, 2010
    Unhappy IMac g3 folder with picasso face/Question Mark
    Hi everyone,
    I bought an IMac g3 at a tag sale and plugged it in and when it started up a screen with a folder with the picasso face and question mark was blinking. I cannot get past this screen even after resetting the pram.

    I think my IMac g3 was made in the Summer of 2001 and is the grey/Graphite color and has a slot loading disk drive.

    Does anyone know what I should do next?
    Thank you for your help!

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    May 20, 2008
    2011 13" MBP 2.3ghz, 8gig ram, OS 10.7.5
    Probably one of the most frequent questions we get here on Mac-Forums. The hard drive on that iMac has no OS on need to install an OS. It's also possible that the hard drive is dead.

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