Picked up beige Mac G3

devin davison lyokoboy0 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 11 19:04:56 CST 2017

Battery does not appear to ahve leaked but is planned to be replaced.
I was unaware of having to press a key to boot to cd. Ill give it a
Thanks for the quick response.


On Mon, Dec 11, 2017 at 6:54 PM, Chuck Guzis via cctalk
<cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 12/11/2017 03:35 PM, Adrian Graham via cctalk wrote:
>> Going from memory you need to press ‘C’ to boot from CD and you might also need to replace the PRAM battery.
> I'll second the bit about the PRAM battery.   I've got one of these
> beige G3 boxes and can affirm that a failing PRAM battery can create all
> sorts of strange havoc, including not powering on at all.
> Note that said battery is 3.6V, so a CR2032 won't do it.
> --Chuck

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