Kernel Panic!

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I just wanted to tell you guys that two weeks ago my laptop has died on me, or to put it more professionally, it had “kernel panicked”. Right now, I am blogging using my friend’s computer and I thought I should inform you about my blogging delay. I had my laptop checked at the Apple Store the other day and the guy said that it would cost 300$ to fix it. Honestly, I don’t want to pay that kind of money since I’m intended to get me a Macbook in the future (I’m using iBook G4 currently). I’ll see if I can afford to buy a Macbook (with already installed-leopard) or not. So, until then…

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8 responses to this post.

  1. Damn, that really does suck! Goodluck with the buddy! They over charge for fixing it! Then you only have a week to wait until Leopard comes out!

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  2. Posted by Missy-TheOrginal on October 20, 2007 at 4:57 am

    Oh no… panicked? That’s like when they told us a plant of ours was psychologically sick. Best of luck- come back soon!

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  3. 300$ to fix? the problem sounds minor. Did they tell exactly what the problem is?

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  4. Sorry to heard about your laptop, good luck with the macbook and keep us posted.

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  5. Sorry about ur laptop.. if that will make u feel better, I love your new layout

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  6. poor thing! My other laptop went koko too!

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  7. Did you try run Disk Utility to repair the disk? How about reinstalling the OS?

    If it’s a hardware issue, you’re better off getting a Macbook. You’ll be getting the intel processor, running Leopard, on a brighter display, with a new keyboard, built-in isight, magSafe connector, scrolling trackpad, front row, and the new iLife for more or less than the same price you got your G4.

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  8. try to reset the Pram or log into single user mode and run a “fscheck” I forget the command a kernal panic does not fry the laptop since it is a software issue not a hardware one. did you add any ram to your ibook? if you did that might be the culprit

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