That's what I'm thinking, Nimisys. I forgot to add that before I wiped the HD, the light on the ethernet hub that indicates which computers are on did not come on for the G4. By the way, I also tried unplugging the cat cable at both ends, the hub and the computer, but replugging didn't work. So now I'm a-going to get an ethernet surge protector <br><br>And that's true too/--Shakespeare, King Lear
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