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I just bought a Apple Imac for 100$ it only boots to the apple logo any help is appreciated.
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post #2 of 16
well do you have a install disc? maybe theres nothing installed on it
You can also hold the option key as the computer is turning to see what you can boot from. this will help you see whther the hdd is bad or not.
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THANK YOU BUT i GOT IT UP LAST NIGHT I installed linux PPC and wiped osx off because it was corrupted somehow
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cool linux is awesome
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post #5 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by snot View Post
I just bought a Apple Imac for 100$ it only boots to the apple logo any help is appreciated.
Lolwut which iMac is it? 100$, I guess it's a G3?
     
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post #6 of 16
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lolwut which imac is it? 100$, i guess it's a g3?
g5
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post #7 of 16
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it has a 20 inch scren 250gb hard drive a single core processor somewhere between 1.8 and 2 GHz
maybe 512mb or 1 gb ram?
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post #8 of 16
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it has good ati graphics but I do not remember what
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post #9 of 16
You realize this forum has an edit button, right?

Previous owner likely wiped the drive.
You could always simply install 10.5 Leopard back on it.
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post #10 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by snot View Post
it has a 20 inch scren 250gb hard drive a single core processor somewhere between 1.8 and 2 GHz
maybe 512mb or 1 gb ram?
Nice find!
     
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