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My Mac won't pawer up

Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 3:14 pm
by morerecords
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......

Re: My Mac won't pawer up

Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 3:28 pm
by Emissary
not mine....it just works

Re: My Mac won't pawer up

Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 3:42 pm
by sparklepuff
Oh yeah, that's happened to me before. Yup, just reboot the stupid thing by holding the power button.

Re: My Mac won't pawer up

Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 3:47 pm
by leonard
after reboot you should perform some sort of disk check.
disk utility will do it:

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

Re: My Mac won't pawer up

Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 3:52 pm
by morerecords
it was the SMU that needed to be reset. Damn I guess this computer is offically old. Thanks everyone
(except emissary LOL)

Re: My Mac won't pawer up

Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 4:09 pm
by Daim
Emissary wrote:not mine....it just works
haha classic macuser answer when someone asks for help..