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Richard, Apple Software Engineer
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The screen om my imac does'nt wake up from sleep. Tryed to

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Hello, the screen om my imac does'nt wake up from sleep. Tryed to start up and it just flashes, i can see the gray and then it goes black
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Customer: Cool
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Connect on anaother mac with firewire and verify disk; all green, stop the imac and disconnect for 30secs, then restart. Restart while pressing on p, r, option and command
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Richard replied 3 months ago.

Hi there and welcome

Can you please disconnect the power cable from the iMac then hold the power button down for 60 seconds then release.

Connect the power cable and tell me if it then starts correctly please.