On 6 Mar 2018, at 08:26, Jörg Duurkoop wrote:

> Op vrijdag 23 februari 2018 16:28:25 UTC+1 schreef Diane:
> I have a 2003 G4 1.42DP (FW800)
> With the exception of a couple of hard drive replacements and a power supply 
> back in 2011, it's been bomb proof.
> The other day though, it started to shutdown on boot (it had been running for 
> weeks prior to this). I googled and found many references to this but mostly 
> with a display with a proximity sensor, which I do not have.
> I pulled it out of it's cubby and will clean it out, but I'd also like to 
> replace the battery while it's open. 
> What's the best place to buy them these days? I used to get them at Radio 
> Shack but they are no longer around.
> Worse case I have a couple of older machines that I suppose I can fire up and 
> put my drive in to get my data off, but ideally I'd like to get this going 
> again.
> Any thoughts? It just spins on the grey screen for a couple of minutes and 
> then shuts down. I usually screen share into it so I'm not sure if it was 
> doing something else prior. It did sound like it booted fully the fist time. 
> Earlier this week I had it up and running for awhile but it wasn't connected 
> to the network so that's when I shut it down and this happened.
> Thanks
> Diane
> Hi Diane,

Have you tried booting from the install DVD and running disk first aid?

It will assess the disk and you may repair if needed, and repair permissions.

Have Fun


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