My Mac won't pawer up

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morerecords
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My Mac won't pawer up

Post by morerecords » Sat May 23, 2009 3:14 pm

IT just sits there in a 'sleep' state. The Light on the front is on, I have plugged and unplugged it a few times, the damn thing just won't MOVE! it won't power up... anyone have this happen to them before?... its a G5 dual 2.7, the last one before Intel......

Emissary
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Re: My Mac won't pawer up

Post by Emissary » Sat May 23, 2009 3:28 pm

not mine....it just works

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Re: My Mac won't pawer up

Post by sparklepuff » Sat May 23, 2009 3:42 pm

Oh yeah, that's happened to me before. Yup, just reboot the stupid thing by holding the power button.
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Re: My Mac won't pawer up

Post by leonard » Sat May 23, 2009 3:47 pm

after reboot you should perform some sort of disk check.
disk utility will do it:

http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1417
???

morerecords
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Re: My Mac won't pawer up

Post by morerecords » Sat May 23, 2009 3:52 pm

it was the SMU that needed to be reset. Damn I guess this computer is offically old. Thanks everyone
(except emissary LOL)

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Re: My Mac won't pawer up

Post by Daim » Sat May 23, 2009 4:09 pm

Emissary wrote:not mine....it just works
haha classic macuser answer when someone asks for help..

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