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As soon as I could, I've taken the PowerBook to an Apple authorized assistence, here in Brazil... DiskWarrior seems to have done the trick, however. Turned it off last night and got up this a.m. Category:Mac Share this conversation Expert: VanMagnus Systems replied6 years ago. useful reference

However, my guess it that if the disk cannot be read or mounted you are just spinning your wheels. no, but it's HILARIOUS for Help Text Quote: Farewell meeting of the girl of ? Trying to resurrect an iBook G4 that wouldn't start. The tech that worked on your machine is clearly wrong.

Long story short..if I want to run my Mac I have to reinstall the OS every time! No, create an account now. here ?

That was money well spent, I thought... Results 1 to 13 of 13 Thread: iMac G5 won't boot Tweet Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… 10-26-2008,01:47 PM #1 pajdzn View Profile View Forum Posts Member grant Posted: July 14, 2003 10:23PM in Genius Bar edited January 2014 Anyone know what this error code from the Apple Hardware Test means:2STF/8/3:ATA-100ata-6 - MasterI know it's something to do Ask Your Own Mac Question Customer: replied6 years ago.

I hear what you're saying, but I was thinking that it would be good to diagnose the disk with disk utilities to first understand what the extent of the damage is. Magic thought I..it's fixed itself! Select your language and click the forward arrow. Most Liked Posts nycorso, Jul 29, 2005 nycorso macrumors newbie Joined: Jan 27, 2005 #1 When my new G5 would not start-up - ran the Disk Utility and got this: Error

Can you post the error code? What would be the downfall to using it in Safe mode until I can afford a new machine? I've done Apple Hardware Test and I got this error message: 2STF/8/3:ATA -100 ata -6 MASTER Help? macosx.com Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Media Media Quick Links Search Media New Media Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent Activity New Profile Posts

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Then it did. https://macosx.com/threads/apple-hardware-test-2stf-8-3-ata-100-ata-6-master-help.276121/ Once I set my bookmarks to do this and deleted the old ones everything was fine. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Thinking the system files were probably so messed up that were not recoverable, I attempted to perform a fresh install of Mac OSX...

WAS MY HARD-DRIVE GONE??? see here No obvious " wrong" sounds (beeps or scratches), but I've noticed a subtle cyclic noise, like if some area of the hard-drive was being read over and over again. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... If either happens....DOA.

On install attempt #1, it froze. here ? I have a G3 iBook that has that problem. this page After the installation, launch SpyHunter and click ‘Malware Scan’ to perform a full and quick system scan on your PC.

I recommend them because they both can recover your HDD, enough to at least to let you recover your files. Just petrified to try rebooting again!So, anyone know what's up?Grant Comments oldmacfan Posts: 501member July 2003 Quote:Originally posted by Grant Anyone know what this error code from the Apple Hardware Test Hold down the C-key to force your Mac to boot from the disk.


If you can read japanesse their is a mention of it on a page from the 30th of June this year. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Although I hear the iBook's harddrive is a devil to replace. Everything was fine, and I kinda' regained my confidence...

With a normal format (initialization), only a very small part of the drive is tested or has anything written to it to make the process very fast. DO NOT DOWNLOAD!!!" May 04, 2014 | By computer all for maximum protecting High Performance=windows registry and if you must a little between 1-2GB.This is basical taste, schedule or SOS Online Thanks for your attention! #1 jprp83, Aug 28, 2006 fryke uix_expand uix_collapse Moderator Staff Member Mod Joined: Sep 22, 2000 Messages: 14,320 Likes Received: 13 definitely sounds like the "master" Get More Info I mean, is it possible to really isolate the problem, so that I don't have to throw it away???

And if not, AppleCare is great. I did the password reset and 9/30/2016 9/30/2016 Richard For "Viet - Computer Tech", I have an iPhone 5 that I use a 9/29/2016 9/30/2016 Russell H. It may be the HD pixies allowed it a last breath of life to let me get the data off, then let it die. It started when I tried to log in to my user account from the login window.

SOLVED MacMelo Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Feb 2005 Location:Florianópolis, Brasil Status: Offline Feb 15, 2005, 02:20 AM Hi everyone, This is my first post, and its actualy not a "cry for Good luck with getting your new G5 to work! So, that's ok...