Macintosh g3 all in one beige

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I have an apple g3 aio,but when i turn it on it makes a loud screech from the upper back area of the computer.What should i do?

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I had the same problem with a

I had the same problem with a 5400/180. It turned out to be a bad cd-rom drive. I realize you said it was the upper back area but unhook your cd drive and give it a shot.

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nope!

that didint work,it is coming from the power supply area on the back.
Help needed!!!i payed a lot of money and the other person said it worked,(hah!)

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Check the Fan

Fans, when losing their Lubrication, will screech.

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But that doesent explain....

But that dosent explain nothing on the screen.

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AAAAAA!!!!!

Now im getting sparks from the mainboard and a lot of smoke!!!
I guess i need a new mac.But does anyone have any suggestions?

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OOOOOHHHH.....

Why dont you sell it to me cheap?I can trade something for it,like a iMac 233.Reply ASAP!!!

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Just for future reference for

Just for future reference for you (and preemptive warning to others) that I have witnessed a very high failure rate in these for no particular reason. A fair price to pay for one with keyboard and mouse is around $40.

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Not 4 sale

Sory it is not for sale.
By the way does anyone know where to get something called shop 8.6?