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PowerMac G5 still not working

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I bought a powermac g5 off of eBay that had no hard drive so that meant no os. I later bought a hard drive with OS X 10.5 leopard and connected it to the machine. I booted it up and got about halfway through the welcome video and it told me to restart the computer, so I did and then I got the the giant X at the end of the video and it freezes and I haven’t been able to get to the intro video since and it gets to a white screen with a gray Apple logo and freezes, no loading, spinning wheel beneath the logo either. I opened it up and couldn’t find any damage until I checked the power supply. It looked like it had a small amount of water damage but idk if that would cause that. When I start up the machine the light in my mouse lights up then turns off however, if I hold alt and press the mouse button when I turn it on, it goes to the boot menu and works fine unless I press the “next arrow” and it goes to the same white screen with the Apple logo.

I’m new to Macs because this is my first one and I have no idea what to do here. I have no idea if it’s thehard drive or power supply or something else cause if this problem.

I have bought a retail copy of OS X 10.5 leopard and I get stuck at the white screen with the gray Apple logo and I bought a new power supply but still no luck so I’m at a major loss right now

 


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