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harry323
Can you helpme recover from this crash?
on Sep 5, 2007 at 5:01:44 am


I have a new 8 core and am running Final Cut Studio and nothing else on the machine.

I have just had a crash and, when I try to restart, I just hear the fan going full blast and nothing comes upon the monitor. I'd like to run Disk Warrior and Disk Utilities, but I can't get the machine to go into a proper start up mode. It just runs the fans real fast... so I can't start from a Disk Warrior CD. Apple no longer has the little hole which allowed one to poke a pin into and open the drawer.

Can anyone suggest an emergency way of starting up?

Pressing the eject key while starting doesn't work either.

Many thanks,

Harry.



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Don Greening
Re: Can you helpme recover from this crash?
on Sep 5, 2007 at 6:31:40 am

Usually, you just hold the mouse button down during start up until the drive tray opens. This is when there's a CD/DVD in there already and you want to get it out. Whether or not this will work for you with the current state of your machine I have no idea, but you may want to give it a go.

- Don


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harry323
Re: Can you helpme recover from this crash?
on Sep 5, 2007 at 7:37:32 am

Thanks gor the idea.

Harry



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