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Title:

iMac G4 17" 800MHz Widescreen. Now boots black screen. 3 beeps.

Text:

My Beloved I-mac I have had since new has gone wrong. In the past I have revived it. Replacing, Inverter, Hard Drive, Superdrive.

It seems to boot going bong. fans start and has no sleep light or LCD action. Keyboard does not seem to respond. Mouse light on bottom seems to light when USB stuck in machine.

I tried the resetting the PRAM holding the power button and plugging it into the mains type action. Did not seem to work.

I took the bottom off and took out the user slot accessible slot RAM and the airport card restarted it. It does the same not booting properly and bleeping 3 times.

Took the machine apart. Reseating the internal RAM. Checked the PRAM battery voltage, which was 3.61v.

Is it the internal RAM gone bad, or the power supply or the hard drive going down again.

Any help would be helpful dudes. Many thanks in advance.

Device:

-iMac G4 17" 800MHz M8812LLA
+iMac G4 17 800 MHz EMC 1936

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

119189

Edit by: Jason G ,

Title:

iMac G4 17" 800MHz Widescreen. Now boots black screen. 3 beeps.

Text:

My Beloved I-mac I have had since new has gone wrong. In the past I have revived it. Replacing, Inverter, Hard Drive, Superdrive.

It seems to boot going bong. fans start and has no sleep light or LCD action. Keyboard does not seem to respond. Mouse light on bottom seems to light when USB stuck in machine.

I tried the resetting the PRAM holding the power button and plugging it into the mains type action. Did not seem to work.

I took the bottom off and took out the user slot accessible slot RAM and the airport card restarted it. It does the same not booting properly and bleeping 3 times.

Took the machine apart. Reseating the internal RAM. Checked the PRAM battery voltage, which was 3.61v.

Is it the internal RAM gone bad, or the power supply or the hard drive going down again.

Any help would be helpful dudes. Many thanks in advance.

Device:

iMac G4 17" 800MHz M8812LLA

Status:

open

Accepted Answer:

+119189

Edit by: Jason G ,

Title:

-Now boots black screen. 3 beeps.
+iMac G4 17" 800MHz Widescreen. Now boots black screen. 3 beeps.

Text:

My Beloved I-mac I have had since new has gone wrong. In the past I have revived it. Replacing, Inverter, Hard Drive, Superdrive.

It seems to boot going bong. fans start and has no sleep light or LCD action. Keyboard does not seem to respond. Mouse light on bottom seems to light when USB stuck in machine.

I tried the resetting the PRAM holding the power button and plugging it into the mains type action. Did not seem to work.

I took the bottom off and took out the user slot accessible slot RAM and the airport card restarted it. It does the same not booting properly and bleeping 3 times.

Took the machine apart. Reseating the internal RAM. Checked the PRAM battery voltage, which was 3.61v.

Is it the internal RAM gone bad, or the power supply or the hard drive going down again.

Any help would be helpful dudes. Many thanks in advance.

Device:

iMac G4 17" 800MHz M8812LLA

Status:

open

Original post by: Jason G ,

Title:

Now boots black screen. 3 beeps.

Text:

My Beloved I-mac I have had since new has gone wrong. In the past I have revived it. Replacing, Inverter, Hard Drive, Superdrive.

It seems to boot going bong. fans start and has no sleep light or LCD action. Keyboard does not seem to respond. Mouse light on bottom seems to light when USB stuck in machine.

I tried the resetting the PRAM holding the power button and plugging it into the mains type action. Did not seem to work.

I took the bottom off and took out the user slot accessible slot RAM and the airport card restarted it. It does the same not booting properly and bleeping 3 times.

Took the machine apart. Reseating the internal RAM. Checked the PRAM battery voltage, which was 3.61v.

Is it the internal RAM gone bad, or the power supply or the hard drive going down again.

Any help would be helpful dudes. Many thanks in advance.

Device:

iMac G4 17" 800MHz M8812LLA

Status:

open