Help with my macbook

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  1. ActionMasterZod

    ActionMasterZod LarzArz on twitter, man.

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    I need some halp guise.

    Whenever I start up my macbook, it get past the screen with the apple logo and the "Loading circle" thing. Then it gets stuck at the login screen, but it is just the blue background.

    Halp?

    http://img366.imageshack.us/img366/84/dsc00184pj3.jpg
     
  2. Steevy Maximus

    Steevy Maximus Movie Megs eats your soul

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    My best advice is to dig out the install discs and try to run disc Utility or reload the OS
     
  3. skywarp

    skywarp The extra Autobot

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    Boot off the install CD and run the disk util from the util menu. Then repair the disk and permisionns.

    Then find applejack(search www.versiontracker.com) and install it for future problems
     
  4. Matrix Soul

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    sounds like you encoutnered a bad update, do it like the guys suggested, or try the Apple Store, it happened to my friend and he got it repaired free of charge.
     
  5. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    yar, boot from cd, backup files and re-install!
     
  6. Slacker

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    you might need to wipe your p-ram.

    alt + option + P (first boot screen)

    try that before a wipe.
     
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    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    wtf is p-ram?
     
  8. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    Install Vista. lmao.

    (if yer gonna throw food, i like eggs, apples, bananas, oranges...)
     
  9. smangerbot

    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    dude he's trying to fix it, not make it worse!

    *ducks*
     
  10. Slacker

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    peramiter ram, like NVR or battery backup ram that holds various settings enabling the mac to boot with stored instructions. older macs you could pop a battery to reset this and it would solve 99% of boot up problems.
     
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    smangerbot The Holy Zombie Jesus TFW2005 Supporter

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    ah right... i doubt it will solve my own problem of swolen batteryitis.
     
  12. skywarp

    skywarp The extra Autobot

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    I have seen the problem before. He is either missing a file or has an incorrect permision set.

    As for the p-ram. Zapping the pram by holding the keys and waiting for atleast 5 restarts use to fix alot with OS 9 and below. But due to the new world roms on all current machines and OS 10 zapping the pram is quiet useless now.

    I suggest installing and do it on every mac I build is installing applejack. It is an amazing tool when a machine goes down and can be automated if you would like.
     

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