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My Powerbook G4, OS 10.5, 1GHz, tries to power up and gets to the grey screen with the apple, and the wheel spins, then it goes black (powering off). Is this something I can fix with the Operatin disk or is the drive dead. I tried firing up as firewire to get my info off and it freezes up.


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It sounds to me like you are having a problem with your motherboard, not your hard drive. If this is the case you should be able to either remove the hard drive yourself, or have someone else remove it for a small fee, and then copy the data onto another mac.

You can try a clean install with your operating disk but I wouldn't hold my breath. Also keep in mind that if you do that and it doesn't work you're potentially looking at lost data.
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