The iMac G5, powered by the PowerPC G5 processor, was originally released in 2004.

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When I start up iMac ,A mini blinking Icon flashes.why?

A mini File Icon with a ? and a face blink in the middle of the screen

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Your machine cant find a valid operating system. Try booting from your system installation disk "C" key. Go to the second screen pull down menu to Utilities > Disk Utility. See if your hard drive shows up in the left hand column. If so select it and run repair on it till it runs clear. Then repair the permissions. If your hard drive fails to appear, replace it.

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