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Powerbook freezes when near to electrical cable?

Message #1 - Posted 2006/01/13 - Manuel Razzari

Is that possible?

Because my Powerbook Titanium G4 is freezing randomly, but it seems to happen more often when near to PC computers... (No, it's not a joke).

After a couple of freezes and restarts, it makes three beeps at boot, then a strange noise, and I have to reset it from the back.

That is at the office. However, when I use it at home it works just fine all the time, never freezes.
So I've discarded peripherals, network conflicts, or memory...

One more thing. If I start it up and leave it untouched, it won't freeze. It happens after I move the mouse or press keys for a while.

Hope someone can help.

Thanks.

- Manuel Razzari

Message #2 - Posted 2006/01/13 - Richard Tomkins

Is it on a metal desktop that is grounded or not?

Are you missing the little rubber feet?

rtt

"Manuel Razzari" <razzari@gmail.com> wrote in message news:1137176907.211168.323210@f14g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...

Is that possible?

Because my Powerbook Titanium G4 is freezing randomly, but it seems to happen more often when near to PC computers... (No, it's not a joke).

After a couple of freezes and restarts, it makes three beeps at boot, then a strange noise, and I have to reset it from the back.

That is at the office. However, when I use it at home it works just fine all the time, never freezes.
So I've discarded peripherals, network conflicts, or memory...

One more thing. If I start it up and leave it untouched, it won't freeze. It happens after I move the mouse or press keys for a while.

Hope someone can help.

Thanks.

- Manuel Razzari

Message #3 - Posted 2006/01/13 - Richard Tomkins

Have the AC wiring in your office checked.

If you are in a cubicle and the wiring is in the cubicle itself, well, if it's got a problem, I have seen electrified cubicle walls. Usually due to poor installation.

"Manuel Razzari" <razzari@gmail.com> wrote in message news:1137176907.211168.323210@f14g2000cwb.googlegroups.com...

Is that possible?

Because my Powerbook Titanium G4 is freezing randomly, but it seems to happen more often when near to PC computers... (No, it's not a joke).

After a couple of freezes and restarts, it makes three beeps at boot, then a strange noise, and I have to reset it from the back.

That is at the office. However, when I use it at home it works just fine all the time, never freezes.
So I've discarded peripherals, network conflicts, or memory...

One more thing. If I start it up and leave it untouched, it won't freeze. It happens after I move the mouse or press keys for a while.

Hope someone can help.

Thanks.

- Manuel Razzari

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