Powerbook G4 startup problems

December 26, 2005 at 11:16:15
Specs: Powerbook G4, OSX
The powerbook G4 will not start up correctly. A grey screen appears and flashing in the middle of the screen is a folder, then the MAC face, and then a question mark. Also, there is a constant whirring noise within the laptop where disks are inserted yet there is no disk within the computer.

How do I make the noise stop and how can i make my laptop reboot?



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#1
January 3, 2006 at 01:02:06
try holding (apple/command) + (alt/option) + p + r keys (a.k.a pram reset key sequence) together (DO NOT Press "+" key) when switching on. your system will reboot, repeat this twice, then release the keys.

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#2
January 9, 2006 at 20:49:43
I had the same problem, this worked perfectly.

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#3
January 18, 2006 at 00:28:05
Has your problem been resolved yet or do you need further
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