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dead battery = this problem?

Message #1 - Posted 2007/05/29 - galleywench

I recently noticed that when I unplugged my imac (two year old, G5) for 30 minutes, that I need to reset the clock. Makes me think the battery is dead.

Here's my question - Could this be causing my problems with crashing during sleep? It will not wake. It used to be intermittent, but I now have to leave it on without sleep, and shut it off manually.

Or perhaps its the power supply like I fear.

Thanks!

Tor

Message #2 - Posted 2007/05/29 - galleywench

I recently noticed that when I unplugged my imac (two year old, G5) for 30 minutes, that I need to reset the clock. Makes me think the battery is dead.

Here's my question - Could this be causing my problems with crashing during sleep? It will not wake. It used to be intermittent, but I now have to leave it on without sleep, and shut it off manually.

Or perhaps its the power supply like I fear.

Thanks!

Tor

Message #3 - Posted 2007/05/29 - teradein

On 29 Mai, 22:39, galleywe...@musicalfurnishings.com wrote:

I recently noticed that when I unplugged my imac (two year old, G5) for 30 minutes, that I need to reset the clock. Makes me think the battery is dead.

Here's my question - Could this be causing my problems with crashing during sleep? It will not wake. It used to be intermittent, but I now have to leave it on without sleep, and shut it off manually.

Or perhaps its the power supply like I fear.

Thanks!

Tor

yes!
i have to reset the clock all the time when i powered on, and i was tired!!!
now i exchanging the battery today, (.. i have an older apple) it is an
Lithium 3,6V type, and no more problem with the time! teradein

Message #4 - Posted 2007/05/29 - B'ichela

Previously, galleywench@musicalfurnishings.com wrote:

I recently noticed that when I unplugged my imac (two year old, G5) for 30 minutes, that I need to reset the clock. Makes me think the battery is dead.

Here's my question - Could this be causing my problems with crashing during sleep? It will not wake. It used to be intermittent, but I now have to leave it on without sleep, and shut it off manually.

Or perhaps its the power supply like I fear.

Try a new battery first. My Imac G3 was kinda like that when its battery finally quit. your lost time is a dead (no pun) giveaway.

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Message #5 - Posted 2007/05/30 - galleywench

What I'm really looking for is whether or not it could be causing the wake-from-sleep problems.

t

On May 29, 3:09 pm, B39;ichela wrote:

Previously, galleywe...@musicalfurnishings.com wrote:> I recently noticed that when I unplugged my imac (two year old, G5)

for 30 minutes, that I need to reset the clock. Makes me think the battery is dead.

Here's my question - Could this be causing my problems with crashing during sleep? It will not wake. It used to be intermittent, but I now have to leave it on without sleep, and shut it off manually.

Or perhaps its the power supply like I fear.

Try a new battery first. My Imac G3 was kinda like that when its battery finally quit. your lost time is a dead (no pun) giveaway.

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Message #6 - Posted 2007/05/30 - Jolly Roger

On 2007-05-30 12:32:33 -0500, galleywench@musicalfurnishings.com said:

What I'm really looking for is whether or not it could be causing the wake-from-sleep problems.

Yes, it certainly could be causing sleep issues.

But does it matter? I mean is there any reason *not* to replace the battery?

JR

Message #7 - Posted 2007/05/30 - Denominator

galleywench@musicalfurnishings.com wrote:

What I'm really looking for is whether or not it could be causing the wake-from-sleep problems.

t

An iMac may not wake if the NVRAM is corrupt. Here are some instructions posted three weeks ago:
http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=4463407&#4463407

If that's the problem, perhaps a low battery caused it and will cause it again.

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