At 2:25 PM -0800 1/17/07, Rebecca Hoffman wrote: >I have a G3 800GHz iBook running OS10.3.9. > >It's been freezing; it stops responding to the tracpad or keyboard >commands and I have to shut the computer down manually and reboot. >This always happens when I set it down and walk away from it, even >for a few minutes. It has never happened while I was actively >working on anything. It has done this periodically for some time, >but the problem is becoming more frequent. > >When this happened in the past I would run the Disk Utility on my >install disks and then run Cocktail. After that it would run just >fine and I would have no problem with it for weeks. > >It froze today; I ran Disk Utility and Cocktail and a few minutes >later, it froze again. > >Is this a sign (from the great beyond or somewhere else) that I need >to get a new computer? Try hooking a mouse to it ahead of time to see if it experiences the same problems. Also try only connecting the mouse when it freezes. Then see if the mouse works and/or the Trackpad. Let us know what happens. -- Clark Martin Redwood City, CA, USA Macintosh / Internet Consulting "I'm a designated driver on the Information Super Highway"