The PowerMac G5 is a desktop computer first produced in 2003 by the Apple Corporation. This guide will review the repair process of an Apple PowerMac G5 model number A1047 EMC 2061 from 2004. It was discontinued in 2006 as part of the Intel switch first to developers then consumers.

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My Mac G5 1.8gz will not boot up.

My Mac G5 1.8gz will not boot up. My mouse quit working and I had a message saying "Not connected" so I turned off the computer by pressing the on/off button. When I tried turning the G5 back on all I get is a white screen to a blue screen. OSX comes for a couple of seconds and then goes out leaving blue screen on both monitors I have on this computer. Only 2 gigabites of ram (4 pairs of 512)

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First remove and replace the video card hooking up only one monitor. While the computer is open remove and reseat the memory.

1. See if you boot properly. If yes hook the second monitor back up. Do you still boot properly? If not you probably need a new video card.

2. If you didn't boot properly for step one try removing the memory -- first one pair and then the other. Did this fix the problem? If so replace the bad memory.

Link provided for teardown of your computer. Good luck.

Power Mac G5 Repair

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white/blue screens on mac are result of kernel panics. What os x are you running?

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