How do I reset my PowerPC G4?

How do I reset my PowerPC G4?

You’ll see an image of an Android robot with a red exclamation mark and the words “No command.” While holding down the Power button, press theVolume up button and release it. Use the volume buttons to scroll to “wipe data/factory reset” and press the Power button to select it.

Can iMac G4 boot from USB?

The vast majority of PowerPC Macs did not support booting from USB devices. Towards the end of then PowerPC era Apple rolled out a change to Open Firmware in the last models to enable USB booting. Your G4 iMac though would not be one of these models.

How do I restore my IMAC to factory settings without CD?

How to Factory Reset a Mac Using Recovery Mode

  1. Restart your Mac.
  2. Then press and hold the Command + R keys until you see the Apple logo appear.
  3. Next, select Disk Utility.
  4. Then select Continue.
  5. In the Disk Utility window, click View.
  6. Then select Show All Devices.
  7. Select the drive you want to erase.
  8. Then click Erase.

Can iMac G3 boot from USB?

Yes. To Mac OS 9 or Mac OS X 10.4 only. Allan, this article explicitly lists a slot-loading iMac G3 as USB bootable.

Can iMac G5 boot from USB?

Yes, the G5 can boot from USB fine. Hold down Option/Alt and select the USB drive. I’ve done it myself with my G5.

How do I factory reset my iMac G4?

Answer: A: Insert the install disk and hold down the C key while booting up. You should be booting into the CD. Once past the first screen, go to Utilities in the upper menu bar, choose to erase the disk using Disk Utility and, when done, let it reinstall the OS.

How do I restore my old iMac to factory settings?

To reset your Mac, first restart your computer. Then press and hold Command + R until you see the Apple logo. Next, go to Disk Utility > View > View all devices, and choose the top drive. Next, click Erase, fill out the required details, and hit Erase again.