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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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powermac 2.7dp boots up to revolving cirle(STAR) then stops

my 2.7 dual does only boot up to the center of the screen small circle that revolves lie a clock. This eventually stops and that is it. I never make it to the blue screen. 2 gb pc3200 400 mem and 250 gb hard drive. 256 ati video that's it

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Try booting from your system installation disk. Go to the second screen pull down menu to Utilities -> Disk Utility and see if you can repair the hard drive.

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You should run disk repair until it reports no trouble found. +


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Do a safe boot

(shift)boot or a single user boot into disk repair and report (comment) back. I can suggest other possible"fixes" after you've done that.

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