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Claws224, IEEE Datacommunication Engineer
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I am having trouble getting my computer to turn on and ...

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I am having trouble getting my computer to turn on and when it actually comes on it won''t stay on very long before it turns off again. I think it is my power supply but I don''t want to spend all of that money if that is not the problem.


What make and model is your machine?

Are you comfortable with opening up the case?

Do you have your windows disk?

Let us know


Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Reply to Claws224's Post: I have macintosh G4, ethernet. model# XXXXX I have opened the case quite a few times and I do not have a windows disk.


Sorry I thought you were on a PC.

In that case could you topen your machine and Press the PMU reset switch (S1) once on the logic board. Do not press the PMU reset switch a second time because it could stop the PMU chip from responding.

Then wait ten seconds before connecting the power cord and turning the computer on so you can see if it responds better/

Let me know what happens.


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