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Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-09-2011, 01:26 PM
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Views: 2,287
Posted By Earthworm Jim
Sadly, neither worked. I've tried holding down...

Sadly, neither worked. I've tried holding down the eject and f12 keys; along with the track pad. No joy.

I flashed the PRAM - while holding down the keys the system restarted & chimed 3 times. ...
Forum: Apple Notebooks 11-09-2011, 11:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,287
Posted By Earthworm Jim
Help, I bricked my macbook...

I have a macbook pro 8,2 with OSX Lion. I've been trying to configure a dual-boot set up, and I think I screwed up my partitioning. Now, when it powers on I get a blank white screen, and no...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-30-2007, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,750
Posted By Earthworm Jim
They're actual apple CDs, as far as I can tell. ...

They're actual apple CDs, as far as I can tell. They're branded & don't look like CD-Rs. I'm not sure why they don't want to boot when the linux cd's will. But, that's OK.

I had an extra...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-29-2007, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 16,163
Posted By Earthworm Jim
I just experienced something similar with an old...

I just experienced something similar with an old g3 imac. In my case, I had to change the firmware alias for 'cd' to point to the USB device before it would boot successfully.

Hold down...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-29-2007, 10:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,750
Posted By Earthworm Jim
Holding down various buttons during booting got...

Holding down various buttons during booting got me nothing but a the little question-mark-o-doom. But, I did manage to boot from the USB cd. I had to override the built-in firmware device alias for...
Forum: Apple Desktops 05-25-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,750
Posted By Earthworm Jim
Booting a g3 iMac from USB CD?

Hi,

I just got my very first apple system yesterday - an old G3 slot-loading imac, 350MHz w 128MB RAM & 6GB drive.

I think both the hard drive & the CD drive are dead. It was $20 on craiglist...
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