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Powerbook G4 FW800 serial: V7339 Any idea how much it costs to have this repair done? First, I had to replace the hard drive which only took about a 1/2 hour. May. 29, 2012 item.157902 MacInTouch Reader Care to share the information about the 3rd-party alternative plugin for Flash? I followed the procedure and boot with sys-profiler showing 1GB memory. http://europrolink.com/powerbook-g4/powerbook-g4-memory-slot-not-working.php

Esta función no está disponible en este momento. Or c. I would then try to reset the PRAM. Advice is presented in good faith, but what works for one may not work for all.

share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Dronecatcher, Jul 15, 2016 Dronecatcher macrumors 65816 Joined: Jun 17, 2014 Location: Lincolnshire, UK #16 bobesch said: ↑ Oct. 9, 2010 item.122443 MacInTouch Reader Replacement of logicboard to correct this RAM slot issue is about $350 with AppleCare at 1800-Apl-care and they do a depot repair which means they Are there any insructions, how to reflow the board (temp/time etc) I'm really sad to recognize the 15" PowerBook a NoGo... Or is there anything, that will sort out that kind of a problem?

While we would like our computers to last longer than four years or so, it doesn't always happen. Or b. Cancel Add your answer leon will be eternally grateful. Comment on this posting...

Little testing has been done on this fix, but I have trialed it on my Powerbook with 100% success.Kind Regards, Jonathan T.here is a solution to the problem, sort of.
i confirmed Feb 19, 2008 9:02 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by ianmccamey, ianmccamey Feb 20, 2008 6:49 AM in response to Maria Casafrancisco Level 1 (0 points) Feb What if my computer exhibits symptoms not caused by the component Apple has identified for the PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.67/1.5 GHz) Memory Slot Repair Extension Program? I would though call AppleCare if you have the problem and the article I mentioned earlier in the thread does not apply to you.

Feb 26, 2008 1:47 PM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by a brody, a brody Feb 26, 2008 9:54 PM in response to dgalvan123 Level 9 (66,946 points) Is there actually a repair or is it just a mobo replacement? The predicament with the repair program is that Apple has only admitted to flaws in PowerBook G4 15-inch 1.67/1.5GHz systems that have eleven-digit serial numbers in this range: W8503xxxxxx through W8518xxxxxx The first line loads the location of my first memory module onto the Open Firmware stack.

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But the "psychological" factor and the "good" price I've paid made me sending the PB back... useful reference faulty module)? share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply Dronecatcher, Jul 13, 2016 Dronecatcher macrumors 65816 Joined: Jun 17, 2014 Location: Lincolnshire, UK #9 Hrududu said: ↑ That's why some people opt to use a 1GB RAM strip in the working slot, and forego any repair through Apple.

  • It would seem that I was sold a defective machine.
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  • So either live with 1GB RAM in the upper slot or get rid of the PB 15".
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  • This may be different to what others are experiencing so your mileage may vary. [robg adds: Note that this hint involves the use of Open Firmware, and you could permanently damage
  • It's the RAM-module.
  • has anyone else gotten this to work? [ Reply to This | # ] Apple seems to be aware Authored by: punka on Mar 05, '08 09:37:55PM Just FYI, Apple began

Opinions expressed are those of their authors and may not reflect the opinion of Cobweb Publishing. Feb 24, 2008 2:57 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by dgalvan123, dgalvan123 Feb 26, 2008 6:37 PM in response to ianmccamey Level 1 (50 points) Feb 26, Do this by holding Command-Option-O-F just after the system chimes during the boot process. my review here The problem is that when the system allocates more memory into an application -i assume more than a half of the total ram, the system collapses into a kernel panic.

This battery is not the same as the one you normally remove and insert for powering the machine when there is no A/C power available, and usually is only accessible by Does the PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.67/1.5 GHz) Memory Slot Repair Extension Program extend the warranty coverage on my PowerBook G4? So unless you feel like you're aren't able to do what you want with this computer, it may be an adequate machine to get you by until a MacBook is feasible.Good

System performance may be degraded because the memory in only one slot is not recognized.

Evgeni Meirson 50.876 visualizaciones 1:04 Repair a PowerBook G4 that won't turn on - Duración: 1:40. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Comments: Do you want to know the cause or the work around? The second quirk related to this problem is this: If I insert the RAM into the slot but do not push it down until the clips lock it in, the computer I could be wrong but, that would be my guess.Click to expand...

So, my question is are you able to really use the increased capacity ? Inicia sesión para añadir este vídeo a una lista de reproducción. The 15" PB should run 2GB of RAM and obviously it doesn't. get redirected here in this case it starts at address space 0 and is 10000000 (256mb) in size. 
the second loads my second memory module onto the stack starting at address 10000000 (directly after

I hope to ear news from you, as apple rests in peace... I can't remember if these PowerBook's are compatible with it or not but, usually the reason for a system only seeing 512MB of a 1GB memory module was because it had Powerbook G4 Aluminum, Mac OS X (10.4.11) Posted on Feb 12, 2008 11:21 PM Reply I have this question too Q: Those with the dead lower RAM slot? Haven't been in yet, as getting the repair done would mean a couple days without my mac and I need this thing just about every day for work.

I have a 1.25 Mhz 15-inch, and my second slot went south a couple months ago...I think. gives me back my lower slot. does not work. The first course of action if you are experiencing this problem should be to re-seat and or swap RAM modules.

I have a remanufactured PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.67/1.5 GHz) that fits the description noted. Just keep in mind you could also really damage your Mac when working in Open Firmware. To boot into Open Firmware, shut down your Mac, then start it up while holding down the Command, Option, O and F keys. If my PowerBook G4 (15-inch 1.67/1.5 GHz) is still under warranty, how does this program affect me?

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