@doctorlinguist There’s fella on the other side of town who has a dual 2 GHz & a dual 2.3 GHz G5 on sale for $69 each. I’ve made enquiries, just waiting for a call back. A dual 2.3 would be excellent.
@doctorlinguist Bother. I’d had the thing on standby for about 6 weeks after the last shutdown. I had intended to turn it off completely but never got around to it. It had been working fine until then.
@whoisashygirl I sinetimes use a 2008 MacBook Pro with a dodgy trackpad & keyboard. At some undefined stage they stop working si I use a mouse & Apple Bluetooth keybiard instead. The jeyboard fits neatly over the built-in one but it lacks backlighting.
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@doctorlinguist I have a sick DP 1.8 G5, it won't boot up, just flashes its LEDs 3 times on a repeating cycle. I have reseated all four RAM modules & tried Cmd Opt P R, to no avail. If left long enough the fans spool up to full speed. Can it be salvaged?