How do you reset the PRAM on a Power Mac G4?

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How do you reset the PRAM on a Power Mac G4?

Resetting the PMU on a G4.

  1. Shut down the computer, and UNPLUG the power cable.
  2. Locate the small button on the motherboard labeled “PMU RESET”.
  3. Press the PMU RESET button for LESS THAN ONE SECOND.
  4. Leave the computer UNPLUGGED for at least 10 seconds.
  5. Plug the computer in and reboot.

How do I remove the hard drive from my Mac G4 tower?

No parts specified.

  1. Step 1 Opening PowerMac G4 M5183 Case. Pull on outer latch.
  2. Step 2 Hard Drive.
  3. Remove the screw which holds the Hard Drive tray in place.
  4. Slide the Hard Drive tray out of the computer.
  5. To remove the Hard Drive from the tray, unscrew the 4 screws on the bottom of the tray.

What is the Power Mac G4 Cube?

The Power Mac G4 Cube is a small cubic computer, suspended in a 7.7×7.7×9.8 in (20×20×25 cm) acrylic glass enclosure. The designers intended the transparent plastic to give the impression that the computer is floating. The enclosure houses the computer’s vital functions, including a slot-loading optical disc drive.

What can you do with a G4 iMac?

The ability to make videos, music, podcasts, photos, or any other creative endeavor is pretty much frictionless, now—modern Macs are set up so you can be up and running in no time. The iMac G4 was the start of that trend.

How much is a G4 Cube?

Pricing and Availability A 500 MHz Power Mac G4 Cube will be available through the Apple Store for $2,299 (US).

How do you reset an IMAC g4?

Answer: A: Insert the install disk and hold down the C key while booting up. You should be booting into the CD. Once past the first screen, go to Utilities in the upper menu bar, choose to erase the disk using Disk Utility and, when done, let it reinstall the OS.

Why did the G4 Cube fail?

The Cube violated the wisdom of his product plan. It didn’t have the power features of the high-end Power Mac, like slots or huge storage. And it was way more expensive than the low-end iMac, even before you spent for a necessary separate display required of Cube owners.

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