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I have tried another HD in this machine, a 100GB 7200rpm that I had in an external enclosure and that didn't solve the problem, as a matter of fact, it seemed The only difference between mine and yours is that mine will sometimes boot, run for between 10 minutes and an hour, then just stop recognizing the internal disk. This is very curious. BTW, did you fix your problem. useful reference

PLEASE HELP!!! #3 division, Dec 26, 2005 sshivaji uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: Apr 20, 2006 Messages: 3 Likes Received: 0 I have the EXACT same problem on my ibook g4 MacRumors attracts a broad audience of both consumers and professionals interested in the latest technologies and products. OK, so if that's the case, why does it recognize and reliably work the optical drive which is also controlled throught the ATA controller on the Logic Board. Apple has REALLY BAD hardware and no-one in their right mind should EVER buy from apple.

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  • If it works (which I have moderate confidence), then the problem is likely to be the internal HDD of the 1.33 ibook.
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  • I am intermittently getting the above error code on the Mass Storage test of the Apple Hardware Test once the computer reaches operatinge temperature.

I have just bought a non-working G4 ibook hopefully to fix or, failing that, for spares. I'm not recommending this, but at this point, I don't think you could do any more damage. I'm Perfect View Public Profile Visit Hi I'm Ben's homepage! user: pass: Remember Me?

Test won't let me go beyond this point. In my case it was even easier to persuade them, as I had a repair done on the notebook about 90 days back and they have a 90 day warranty on Curioser and curioser... #18 Photomac, May 30, 2006 Photomac uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: May 28, 2006 Messages: 7 Likes Received: 0 Day 2 and the HD has not choked. http://forums.macrumors.com/threads/ibook-start-up-hardware-test-error-code.850987/ My Toshiba Satellite C640 laptop's speakers are not working.

View Public Profile Find More Posts by harry63 harry63 Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Dec 2005 Status: Offline Jan 22, 2006, 07:15 PM I ran the Apple Hardware Diagnostic multiple Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Branding + Design: www.gesamtbild.com vBulletin v.3.8.8 © 2000-2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2 LinkBack LinkBack URL About LinkBacks ⌂HomeMailSearchNewsSportsFinanceCelebrityWeatherAnswersFlickrMobileMore⋁PoliticsMoviesMusicTVGroupsStyleBeautyTechShoppingInstall the new Firefox» Yahoo Answers 👤 Sign in as i say i have run hardware utility on the install disc, and ended up with the error code.

Apple may provide or recommend responses as a possible solution based on the information provided; every potential issue may involve several factors not detailed in the conversations captured in an electronic Be sure you have an up-to-date, tested backup of at least your Users folder and any third party applications you do not want to re-install before attempting this procedure.Boot from the i'd say that's pretty good customer service. Public Forums: News: Mac News, Tech News Hardware: Mac Desktops, Mac Notebooks, iPhone, iPad & iPod, Consumer Hardware Software: Mac OS X, Applications, iPhone Apps, GUI Customization, Alternative Operating Systems, Developer

I never thought I was going to be one of those people who had to tell the repair shop "I swore it doing it at home..." View see here Stay logged in Please select a forum to jump to News and Article Discussion MacRumors.com News Discussion Mac Blog Discussion Home Forums Macworld forum ?hardware failure? When I run the hardware test, I get an error code for mass storage that says 2STF/1/4.

Got this error - Mass Storage Code: 2STF/4/3: A (Upper). macs just last longer. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. this page See source link to find a apple store near you (it will say it's an apple store) Source(s): http://www.apple.com/buy/locator German · 9 years ago 1 Thumbs up 0 Thumbs down Comment

Why isn't Apple acknowledging that there's a problem and doing something about it rather than not standing behind their product? The optical drive ALWAYS shows up and functions correctly. Cancel The All-New Pro Tech Toolkit The high performance electronics repair kit.

The hard drive is replaceable, but not easily unless you're experienced with disassembling and reassembling laptop computers.

When I run the hardware test, I get an error code for mass storage that says 2STF/1/4. Most Liked Posts brizzleben, Jan 19, 2010 brizzleben macrumors newbie Joined: Jan 19, 2010 #1 hello. When I run the Apple Hardware Test, I get NO errors on the logic board test. Question about iMac G5 Desktop 1 Answer Screen gets distorted ...Apple Hardware test and it came up with the Error Code 2 FAN/5/7: Hard Drive.

Cancel Add your answer mish will be eternally grateful. The same problem came back after 2-3 months! I have to tilt my machine as well, otherwise my 12" PowerBook starts making odd noises under the left palmrest and often wont even work at all unless it is in Get More Info I can't really see how the logic board could be problem as tipping it at an angle wouldn't really do anything to the ATA controller.

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Kindly post back with update, and/or, of course, with any other questions.Good luck.cornelius Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and I recommend buying a cheap 2.5 enclosure from somewhere to put your broken HD in when you're done in hopes of salvaging any files. they have been helpful in the past - mostly with sales of stuff but they do seem to know what's what technically too. Prime Joined: Aug 22, 2001 Messages: 14,533 Likes Received: 17 I gotta agree with Lt Major Burns here -- if you sported that kind of attitude with the service techs that

Your problem may be the same thing. This time an IBM Travelstar that came out of a PowerBook G3. PowerBook G4 Aluminum 12" 1-1.5 GHz Hard Drive Replacement Guide PowerBook G4 Aluminum 12" 1-1.5 GHz Hard Drive Replacement Difficulty: Difficult Was this answer helpful? They connected me to a level 2 techician, who informed me that the error code was due to a logic board.

Usually, x86 laptops ran great for about 5 years and did not die 3 times within the period of a year and a half.