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    elmyr
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    G4 Problems
    When I attempt to switch on my G4, the light briefly glows and then goes out. It just won't start up. Anyone have any idea how to fix this - or what the problem might be?

    Many thanks
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    How old is the G4?
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    Chamorro
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    Perhaps the PRAM battery is dead, or there is a loose internal connection somwhere (have you done anything inside your computer recently?). More serious issues could be a dead HD and/or dying power supply.

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    That is where I was going with the age of the computer.
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