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Poor Little Old Laptop...

Is my PowerBook G4 officially dead? [more inside]
posted by polly_dactyl on May 20, 2013 - 6 answers

Mac Powerbook Needs to be Reconfigured

How should I reconfigure my Mac powerbook G4, and other mac-related growth advice. [more inside]
posted by Tchad on Oct 25, 2010 - 18 answers

Rescue stories from ye olde Mac!

Best way to get files off of a 1994 Powerbook? [more inside]
posted by epersonae on Jan 3, 2010 - 17 answers

Powerbook: No Logo

Powerbook G4 won't boot up. I hear the chime, get a gray screen, but NO apple logo or spinning wheel. [more inside]
posted by DiscourseMarker on Jul 20, 2009 - 17 answers

Hey hey hey! Mac geeks in the hooooouuuuusssseeeee!!!!

Help me pimp my Powerbook please. [more inside]
posted by miss lynnster on Oct 20, 2008 - 14 answers

How to best to dispose of my dead laptop?

My Powerbook is dead. What do I do with it now? My priorities: 1) I want it gone 2) I want my data to stay safe 3) I want to make some money [more inside]
posted by rzperllian on Jun 26, 2008 - 5 answers

How do I convince Apple to replace my Powerbook with a Macbook Pro?

I believe I have a decent case for Apple to replace my defective Powerbook G4 with a shiny new Macbook Pro. How do I make this happen? [more inside]
posted by empty commercial spaces on Apr 19, 2007 - 19 answers

Macintosh Powerbook 540c project?

What should I do with an old Macintosh Powerbook 540c? [more inside]
posted by grieserm on Mar 17, 2007 - 14 answers

Quick fix iMac as monitor for another Apple.

Is there any way that I can easily use my iMac Desktop (Current Intel Model) monitor as a second or primary monitor for my Powerbook using either the wireless network or a monitor adapter? [more inside]
posted by Bengston on Mar 14, 2007 - 6 answers

Is my PowerBook only a paperweight now?

About 4 months ago, my beloved PowerBook got in the way of a cup of coffee. The geniuses at the Apple Store said that the hard drive was completely fried, that the computer has become a paperweight and none of the information can possibly be retrieved. They said if anyone could retreive the information, which was doubtful, it wasn't them and that it would probably cost me a thousand dollars or more. (More information...) [more inside]
posted by miss lynnster on Jan 2, 2007 - 19 answers

How do I determine the value of my Powerbook?

I'm looking to buy a new MacBook this summer and am hoping to sell my current 15", 1.3 GHz Powerbook (1.5GB RAM) to help cover some of the cost. How do I go about determining a reasonable price to ask for for my Powerbook? Are there any recommended routes by which I can sell my Powerbook whilst minimizing the risk of being ripped off?
posted by BioCSnerd on Jun 3, 2006 - 9 answers

How to remove a mini-CD from my Superdrive?

Mini-CDs be damned! How do I remove one of those "mini-CDs" from a Powerbook? [more inside]
posted by GilloD on Apr 3, 2006 - 25 answers

I can't unscrew stuck screws from inside the ram compartment of my powerbook

I can't unscrew stuck screws from inside the ram compartment of my powerbook... very tight space and very delicate. What can I do? I have a suspicion that an ant or two has crawled in my titanium powerbook G4 (let's not talk about the ants!) and I wanted to open it up by taking up the keyboard/track pad assembly so I can inspect it, armed with a nice spray can of air. [more inside]
posted by semidivine on Mar 25, 2006 - 10 answers

PowerBook logic board woes

Should I get my PowerBook's logic board replaced? [more inside]
posted by danb on Dec 27, 2005 - 12 answers

Should I invest in a Mac?

I'm a longtime PC user who is considering purchasing a Mac laptop for personal use. I'm relatively unfamiliar with Macs, and need advice! [more inside]
posted by charmston on Dec 27, 2005 - 34 answers

Using a USA bought Apple Powerbook in the UK

Using a US bought Apple Powerbook in the UK (MI+) [more inside]
posted by cantthinkofone on Jan 13, 2005 - 10 answers

Powerbook Titanium Keyboard

Powerbook Titanium Keyboard Question: Hitting certain keys on my laptop results in a string of weird symbols and line breaks. Any ideas on what the problem is and what I can do about it? (MI) [more inside]
posted by buddha9090 on Nov 18, 2004 - 3 answers

Repairing a dropped Powerbook

Klutzyboyfriendfilter! My boyfriend dropped his 867Mhz G4 Powerbook and now it's busted. We're looking into repair options. [more] [more inside]
posted by jessamyn on Aug 7, 2004 - 4 answers

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