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#1 2015-05-28 19:58:12

TheWhiteFalcon
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Registered: 2015-04-27
Posts: 504

17" PBG4 power on issue.

I finally got my 65W charger for my G4 PowerBooks. I've got the 1.67GHz model working okay, but the other one (I believe it's a 1.33GHz but I'm not sure) has some kind of issue. Charger power light glows green on insert, when you press the power button you hear the system energize, the hard drive spins up, and then you hear a "peew" as it dies. I've swapped hard drives and RAM and disconnected the optical drive with no change.

This system worked before it was sent to me a few months ago.

Any thoughts? This is the better condition of the two (the 1.67 has no optical, no PC Card, no audio board, etc.) so I'd like to get the other working.

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#2 2015-05-29 15:42:39

TheWhiteFalcon
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Registered: 2015-04-27
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Re: 17" PBG4 power on issue.

Figured it out. Last owner had connected the 1.0 sound board and modem, and those dont play with the 1.33 board.

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