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They agree that it isn't worth the cost. I was downloading data from a ZOOM digital recorder Expert: VanMagnus Systems replied6 years ago. Nothing changed... iMac G5 won't boot up to HD By snikro in forum Apple Desktops Replies: 3 Last Post: 02-24-2006, 01:00 PM iMac G3 Won't Boot By davek in forum Apple Desktops Replies: http://dis-lb.net/apple-error/apple-error-code-2stf-1-4.php

I mean, is it possible to really isolate the problem, so that I don't have to throw it away??? If it helps any, you can print out my post and take it with you. Rest assured, your hard drive is failing. no, but it's HILARIOUS for Help Text Quote: Farewell meeting of the girl of ?

It may be the HD pixies allowed it a last breath of life to let me get the data off, then let it die. To summarize the hard drive could be failed and needs to be replaced.It could also be the ribbon cable that connects the hard drive to the logic board, or the logic COME ON... Schenectady, New York < Previous | Next > Hi John, Thank you for your expertise and, more important, for your kindness because they make me, almost, look forward to my next

http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/VI/vinodvmenon2005/1.64x64.jpg Vinod Menon's Avatar Vinod Menon Support Specialist Satisfied Customers: 2337 worked as a Tech support Associate for Apple products http://ww2.justanswer.com/uploads/MA/MacDruid/IMG_0232.64x64.JPG John T. Tell me what happens next. it was running fine with Leopard. And feel free to post any ideas, ok... ( Last edited by MacMelo; Feb 16, 2005 at 06:49 AM. ) View Public Profile Find More Posts by

Life's a joke...If you're not laughing, then you didn't get it. I'm posting this for future reference by people facing similar scenarios. Internet, Networking, and Wireless iPhone, iPad, iPod iPhone Hardware and Accessories iPod Hardware and Accessories iPad Hardware and Accessories iOS and Apps Mac OS X Software OS X - Operating System hop over to this website etc etc etc My next move was to run the APPLE HARDWARE TEST...

Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Then reinstall. hehehe However, I really find easier to mantain the system and perform backups by partitioning the HD... You can spread the word that zeroing all data only makes your machine work when your hard drive is failing, and even then unreliably.

Now my solution I presented was to consider the software vendors. This is being displayed on a ~1.5 year old dual 2.0 G5 PowerMac. 2gb Ram, 2x 250 internal HD's. June 2008 Reply With Quote 10-27-2008,05:40 PM #9 Jon Dole View Profile View Forum Posts Member Since Oct 27, 2008 Location Scotland Posts 3 Specs:iMac G5 Post the Error Code? Thanks again #5 jprp83, Aug 29, 2006 peterclf uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: Aug 26, 2006 Messages: 3 Likes Received: 0 Hi: yes, I was to fast to comment as Fryke

Opened Disk Utility 3. news If you write over the entire drive, it tests every sector. Regardless of how this completes, you should go back and get a refund for the money you spent and get the hard drive replaced under warranty--if you are under warranty. Then it didn't.

  1. Ran Disk First Aid first which told me "keys out of order" and was unable to fix it.
  2. Have already assembled a few PCs from scratch...
  3. You have some options listed above to recover your files.
  4. Should I put it out of its misery, or should I let it stay in this zoombie state for some more time???
  5. Obviously, it was failing.
  6. Smith Posts 7,727 When you format it, use the security option to write zeros to it.
  7. Object oriented with the PHP, all the way there is about to become modularization or reference of function.
  8. jprp83 uix_expand uix_collapse Registered Joined: Aug 28, 2006 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0 Hello there!
  9. Ok - but how do I do this?

VanMagnus Systems is online now Hi- My mac wont boot up, getting error code 2 STF/8/3 ATA-100 Customer Question Hi- My mac won't boot up, getting error code '2 STF/8/3: ATA-100 Reply With Quote Quick Navigation Apple Desktops Top Site Areas Settings Private Messages Subscriptions Who's Online Search Forums Forums Home Forums Community Information Center News and Community Announcements Community Polls Sponsored I guess old habits really die hard, right? http://dis-lb.net/apple-error/apple-error-code-2stf-8-3.php I have a G3 iBook that has that problem.

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Things are really running fine... When there is only one drive, it is still referred to as the Master drive by default. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult. Tried to reinstall OS X and that failed - Told me there was a problem installing.

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Carter share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply XNine, Jul 29, 2005 XNine macrumors 68040 Joined: Apr 7, 2005 Location: Why are you wearing Miraculously, while I was doing something else and had just left it at the grey screen, it decided to work for me and boot up. Ok... I suggest that you give yourself a New Year's present of a new HDD.Happy New Year.cornelius Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Maxen, Maxen Jan 20, 2008 11:00

One Happy Customer New York Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous. 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 All I need is the executive summary: machine is slow, hard drive failed AHT.

Then select Disk Utility to scan and attempt to repair the disk. When trying to access Hotmail, Safari would always hang on my Powerbook 17".