Archived - Power Mac G4: How to Turn the Computer On and Off
- Press the power button on the computer
- Press the power button on one of these displays:
- Apple Studio Display 17 (LCD)
- Apple Cinema Display (ADC)
- Apple Studio Display LCD (ADC)
- Apple Studio Display 17 (ADC)
- Apple Cinema HD Display
Touch the power button with the flat part of your finger and hold it there briefly. The switch gently flashes when you touch it.
Figure 1 Display power button
Figure 2 Power Mac G4 Cube power button
Note: The power button on other Power Mac G4 computers is mechanical and you must press to activate them.
To turn off the computer without choosing Shut Down, press the power button until the shut down dialog box appears on screen, then click Shut Down.