apple will not boot / shifts sightly to thr right

When trying to boot an aluminum PowerBook G4,A1106, in the Gray Screen with apple,the apple shifts slightly to the right leaveing a couple of remnants behind.

I either get a Finder / ? or a gray apple turnning to a "circle with line through it"

Is this a "Grafics Chip" problem, and can it be corrected?

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The remnants are a sign for a graphics problem - but the finder/? and circle.. problem has nothing to do with that - sounds more like a hard drive/boot problem.

the graphics processor can be reflowed/reballed or replaced (replacing would be the best way to fix it)

try to boot from the setup disk, start the disk utility and try to check/fix the harddrive

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I have tryed to re-boot many times / I have even bought and put a new hard drive in.

It will not boot.

I have even held down the C key, but it will not boot.

How do you go about replaceing the graphics processor?

Any more ideas???

Thanks

CDW

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if the new hard drive is empty the signs are correct, but the gpu problem is a different one - but surely it could prevent the coputer from booting. search ebay with "PowerBook gpu" and you will find someone who does the repair. i(!) would first try to reflow it - but i am not a "normal user" - i have the tools for that and did something like that many times (i repaired cell phones for years and some parts had similar problems)

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