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Randolph HarrisonHelp! Computer won't boot up
by on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:14:30 am

Hi All,
I was upgrading my osx to Leopard... and everything was fine. I did a "software update" afterwards... at the end of the update, it said the one of the programs was unable to be installed. The computer restarted... it would get to a white screen, then suddenly the fans would turn up high speed and the white screen would never change.??? I tried turning the computer off and rebooting, but still the same thing... just the white screen, loud fan motors... and on the white screen was the "circle with a line through it". How do I get out of that white screen? Thanks in advance for your time.


My system:
Mac G5 Quad 2.5
8 gb ram
Osx Tiger 10.4.1
2 - 23" Cinema Displays
2 Burley Enclosures X 5
10 x Seagate 500 gb
Sonnet Tempo Host Card
FCP Studio 2

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Zane BarkerRe: Help! Computer won't boot up
by on May 1, 2009 at 1:37:31 am

Sounds like the update somehow corrupted your OS. Try reinstalling the OS and running the update again.

There are no "technical solutions" to your "artistic problems".
Don't let technology get in the way of your creativity!

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Randolph HarrisonRe: Help! Computer won't boot up
by on May 2, 2009 at 7:10:51 am

Thank you. I tried it several times, then the machine totally quit. I replaced the hard drive and haven't had a problem since.

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