by R. But if, like me, you don't have the `bottle' to start taking your ibook apart and messing about with metal across circuit boards, just get a pack of Post It notes, I told him to call if he's got anymore brainbusters. :) Thanks again, saved his butt while he's on tour... Unseen Outlaw 3,684 views 3:41 Apple iBook G4 12"/14" Take Apart Instructions Guide - Duration: 8:26. http://brsgrp.com/powerbook-g4/powerbook-g4-usb-not-working.html
Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Comments: Thanks. I once managed to start it up holding down a certain key (I can't remember which:( ) I even managed to take out a dvd that stayed in, I turned it These PowerBooks also have chronic issues with bad RAM slots, and they are also touchy as far as what RAM they will take, especially if you have two modules that aren't No tech I know will warrant any solder work on the part in suspect. https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5182505?start=0&tstart=0
Powerbook Medic 27,191 views 5:21 PowerBook G4 12" (2005) Review! Working... This was effecting the GPU (Graphic Processor Unit) I tested the tempriture and no sooner it reached a respectable 50'C the screen would go black ad keyboard become unresponsive.I resolved this
What is the problem? Report maloney- Apr 7, 2010 12:56PM Hi sorry for the very late reply : ) moved house etc.I got mine working again, the only solution I found was to reinstall the Loading... Powerbook G4 Reset Pram I'm very capable of repairing what needs to be done if I only knew what to do.
I thought I tried everything...went though the standard getting-the-thing-to-work techniques: PRAM startup, the PMU reset, target disk mode, etc. Ibook G4 Black Screen Report VV- Aug 14, 2010 10:27PM I have the exact same problem, no Windows lap top will do that, I really start thinking that ibook is a truly and real piece Apple I Motherboard from Electronic Systems Apple IIe BBS Systems more Macintosh Support York, Harrisburg, and Lancaster, PA. https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/96314/Why+my+PowerBook+G4's+screen+won't+turn+on I know that a weak battery can cause this too - as it happened with my G4 iBook and has not happened for a year with the new battery.
It's possible that the video subsystem of your logic board may be damaged. Apple Ibook Screen Problems macrecyclingcom 169,558 views 8:26 ibook G4 display problem - Duration: 7:00. Yes No Voted Undo Score 2 Cancel Comments: It could also be a corrupted PRAM as the battery has died. I'm just hoping for something a little simpler as a fix.
And then someone made a clever suggestion that I connect an external monitor and if that works then the the inverter is good and the screen itself is defective.
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I then tried several resets which allowed me to get the screen back but after 20min or so of use it goes black again everytime. by oldermacman / October 7, 2012 6:34 AM PDT In reply to: If I may jump in here as there seems to be a bit of Thanks for all the advice. lmull3 5,268 views 9:21 ibook G4 display problem - Duration: 7:00. weblink Reply With Quote 04-21-2010,03:12 AM #3 g4user View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Apr 20, 2010 Posts 2 Thanks so much.
MacinStitch 12,671 views 4:06 Powerbook G4 take apart dissassembly - Duration: 8:24. Powerbook G4 Won't Boot Even the fan cut in when it gets a little warm now. Working...
Push down and hold down.Power the iBook up and see if you get any video on the screen.The iBook G4 was notorious for this logic board problem which is caused by Report maloney on maloney- May 17, 2009 12:17PM hi did you ever manage to put the shimmy in the g4?if so,did it work and was it difficult?many thanks Report maloney- Apr johnmonk66 159,189 views 9:19 PowerBook G4 Fixed! - Duration: 4:06. Lg G4 Black Screen Thank you for your post because some Indian [email protected] wouldn't tell me that one simple thing, he wanted to charge me $50.00.
At least you're getting that chance. Yes No Voted Undo Score 1 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Lots of studies and the result is short life spans in many products.I'm unsure if the removal of Pb actually reduced waste.Bob Flag Permalink Reply This was helpful (0) Collapse - check over here Oh...
Since I am not the original owner what should I do to take advantage of the warranty? Based on what you're describing, my vote is that your logic board is fried, assuming no video on an external monitor, -iantm__________________ - iantm ACPT & ACDT (long expired) You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. I've got a Powerbook G4 15" model that's screen won't turn on.
I tried pushing on the left side of the mouse pad, but it didn't work. If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Sign in to add this to Watch Later Add to Loading playlists... I upgraded to Leopard awhile back.
This has worked for me in similar situations, but I don't know why because it shouldn't work: hold down cmd-option-a-v at startup. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Cancel Add your answer joe will be eternally grateful. I went to this website http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1411#symp1 and followed the steps and it worked!
Like for most people my entire life is on that computer along with a very important document that I need to access ASAP. I guess it is time for a new MacBook. Or what? apfeltasten 28,266 views 3:11 Apple Powerbook G4 Screen Distortion - Duration: 1:25.
It worked perfectly.