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G5 iMac likes to sleep

Message #1 - Posted 2008/04/08 - Hugh Browton

Dear All ≠

This one just in.....

"We have a problem with a G5 iMac, the mac keeps turning itself off (as if there was a power cut), we have checked connections and changed the power cable but it still keeps doing it every now and then."

On-board power supply transformers failing?

Or tsetse fly infestation locally?

Your thoughts?

TIA

regards
hugh
hugh at clarity point uk point co
(by the sea) (using Hogwasher)

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Message #2 - Posted 2008/04/08 - Robin Johnson

On 2008-04-08, Hugh Browton wrote:

Dear All ≠

This one just in.....

"We have a problem with a G5 iMac, the mac keeps turning itself off (as if there was a power cut), we have checked connections and changed the power cable but it still keeps doing it every now and then."

try resetting the SMU:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=301733

worked for me

rob

Message #3 - Posted 2008/04/08 - Hugh Browton

On Tue, 8 Apr 2008 11:58:31 +0100, Robin Johnson wrote (in a previous article):

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=301733

That is definitley worth a try - I've sent that off to the client - I'll let you know.

regards
hugh
hugh at clarity point uk point co
(by the sea) (using Hogwasher)

Time for a new .sig tagline

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