[X4U] How much can it cost

Paul Moortgat paul.moortgat at pandora.be
Fri Jun 6 07:17:36 PDT 2008

To place the icons from a 30" screen on a 24" screen, they've to move  
somewhere.  But when I return to my G5, they all are on their normal  
place.  I just leave them where they are.  Scrambled in some way.

Paul Moortgat

On 06 Jun 2008, at 14:46, Jens Selvig wrote:

> What do you mean by "all the icons are scrambled?" Do you mean just  
> out of place or do you mean the icons don't display correctly? I  
> have always been a big proponent of not using the desktop as a  
> filing system.
> Jens
> On Jun 6, 2008, at 6:38 AM, Paul Moortgat wrote:
>> I did a backup last night before I went to sleep when all still  
>> worked and I was possible to wake the G5.  I'm back to the iMac 2.8  
>> with the HD from the G5 in an external casing via a FW cable.
>> The only thing is that all the icons are scrambled.  I've a 30"  
>> monitor, and this is a 24" iMac.
>> Paul Moortgat
>> On 06 Jun 2008, at 14:24, Jens Selvig wrote:
>>> On Jun 6, 2008, at 6:12 AM, Paul Moortgat wrote:
>>>> The problem returned.  I worked with my G5 yesterday and this  
>>>> morning.  Could put him to sleep and wake up again.  This noon  
>>>> after a wake-up, I got a frozen cursor and and each attempt   
>>>> after was a black screen. So after changing the battery, it  
>>>> lasted not even a day.  What strikes me is that it did work.  If  
>>>> the motherboard or a processor is the problem, why then did it  
>>>> work?
>>> You might try disconnecting all periphrials, extra internal hard  
>>> drives that you may have added and remove any non apple memory  
>>> cards. See if you still have the same problem. If the G5 does work  
>>> OK in this stripped down configuration you could start adding  
>>> stuff back on until the crashes return. Slow process. :)
>>> By the way, I assume you have at least your data files backed up  
>>> in case at some point the computer becomes inoperable in the  
>>> extreme.
>>> Jens
>>> Jens Selvig
>>> ...Lost in Montana...
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