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My PowerBook is dead.

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Hey Mac-Forums.

I'm in need of a little comfort. My PowerBook officially kicked the bucket.

At first, the logic board needed to be replaced due to it's PMU becoming unusable. The charging was intermittant. Meh, I could probably sell it.

Now, it's officially kicked the bucket. Both of the bidders retracted (eBay) their bids. and my dad was going to get me a new box for packaging it. figured, eh, why not use it while people are bidding.

*turns on PowerBook*

I get a quick flash of the folder with question mark and the mac guy, then boots up. I was unhappy to see preparing installation. I ejected the disk and rebooted... I get the question mark and mac guy with the folder.I shut it off. Start up, holding down option. Where'd my hard drive go??? I can hear it turned on but the logic board's not detecting it! I'm unhappy. It keps doing this.

:( My PowerBook's logic board is now in the bit bucket in the sky.
 
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Yay! My PowerBook is fixed! I re-installed Mac OS X.

Still has to go in for service at the Apple Store.
 
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Close call. When I got my iBook last summer I thought it was dead. It worked the first time I booted it. Then next time it would boot and hang when I clicked on something. Then I got nothing but Kernal Panics or it just would hang at the apple logo.

I had to wait for the guy to send me the OS Disks. I reloaded and its still working. The sound went out though after a couple months though...

Oh well, I got my PowerMac for all my music and GarageBand needs. :)
 
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Hope theres nothing bad on it :p
glad 2 hear its working again
 

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