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12" PowerBook G4 is freezing erratically.  Got message which ended in: We are hanging here.  It's getting worse.  What should I do?

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Nov 13, 2012 12:52 PM

My computer is freezing more and more often.  Problem's been going on for about a week.  I'm now getting lots of visual crap, too.  Including a long error message which ended in

"Panic:  We are hanging here".  Not sure if the punctuation is right. 

 

Any recommendations?  Saw one regarding a NVRAM reset which didn't seem to help the other computer. 

 

Is this the result of a virus?  If so, how does one clean the computer.  I don't really want to buy a new one.

PowerBook G4, Mac OS X (10.5.8)

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