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Download Region X 1.6. It will let you set the region to whatever you'd like and it's FREE.
Hope this helps.

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Nov 07, 2019


this will do it

power off the g4
power on the g4, then press and keep holding the touchpad button
and also the eject button for about 5 minutes. then it will eject it.

dont use that dvd again. not compatible with your laptop

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Nov 06, 2019


its sounds like either you have a bad display or the wires are loose. if you have a repair shop nearby have them open it up and check to display plug to make sure its firmly in the Motherboard port

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Sep 28, 2019


use Apple Hardware Test to diagnose the error::
1 Disconnect all external devices from your computer except the power adapter.
If you have an Ethernet cable connected, disconnect it.
2 Insert the Mac OS X Install Disc 1 that came with your computer.
3 Restart your computer and hold down the Option key as it starts up. A list of available
startup volumes appears. Click Apple Hardware Test and click the right arrow.
4 When the Apple Hardware Test main screen appears after about 45 seconds, follow the
onscreen instructions.
5 If Apple Hardware Test detects a problem, it displays an error code. Make a note of the
error code before pursuing support options. If Apple Hardware Test does not detect a
hardware failure, the problem may be software related.

If I could be of further assistance, let me know. If this helps or solves the issue, please rate it.
Thanks, Joe


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Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Aug 01, 2018


for solve any type of error and issues dial toll free number +1(800)726-0294
and for more visit - 1 800 726 0294 Apple Support Number Mac Technical Support Help

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Sep 18, 2017


Try holding down the option key (ALT) when you boot up and see if you can see your startup disk. Good luck....

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Jun 08, 2016


This means that the operating system cannot find the file system. Generally this is a sign that the hard drive has failed. The first thing I would try would be to boot from the OS X install disc and see if it can locate the drive to reinstall the operating system. If it can, you may be able to fix it that way. If it can't, likely the drive has failed and needs to be replaced.

FYI if the drive is 'almost' failed, I have had success with taking it out and putting it in the freezer for a few hours, then back into the computer. It may work for long enough to allow you to back up anything you are missing.

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Mar 18, 2016


Are you asking how to unlock a computer that is password protected without the password? You cannot do this, that is the whole point of security. You could manually wipe the entire hard drive using another device, then reinstall the OS on it from another Mac, but then all the data would likely be lost.

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Mar 14, 2016


The reasons for backlight situation are;
1 bad screen

2. backlight chip being defective on the logic board
3. bad inverter.
It is therefore advised to take your machine to a local mac repair store.
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Apple PowerBook... | Answered on May 19, 2015


G$ powerbook will have a high-density video connector providing (usually) VGA and DVI,

All you have to do is to choose the relevant adapter and connect the two units together with a suitable lead.

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Mar 08, 2015


You need an Apple modem.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=apple+usb+modem&espvd=2&source=lnms&tbm=shop&sa=X&ei=SyT2VN7mE9KXavCJgng&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1920&bih=971

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Mar 03, 2015


Warning: Resetting the Power Manager on any PowerBook or iBook will permanently remove a RAM disk, if present, and all of its contents.
  1. If the computer is on, turn it off.
  2. Disconnect the AC power adapter.
  3. Remove the battery.
  4. Press and release the reset button (shown here) located above the Audio/Video port on the left side of the iBook (Dual USB) computer by inserting the end of a paper clip into the small hole and gently pressing the switch once.
  5. Wait 5 seconds.
  6. Reconnect the AC power adapter.
  7. Put the battery back in the computer.
  8. Press the Power button to restart the iBook computer.

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Dec 31, 2014


go into system preferences and goto startup disk and click on Mac OS X 10.X.X

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Sep 29, 2014


Go to https://selfsolve.apple.com/agreementWarrantyDynamic.do and type your serial no to get any information about that product.

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Aug 02, 2014


no startup disk is available -- the hard drive is either corrupt, dead, or not connected properly.

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Jul 18, 2014


eject button is at the top right of the keyboard or you can drag the cd icon to the recycle bin.

Apple PowerBook... | Answered on Jul 18, 2014

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