Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
If your Mac does not boot, or is stuck while booting, performing these steps will help you to solve the problem:
First, disconnect all peripherals (printers, cameras, etc...)To make sure your system files are OK, boot the mac holding the shift key to repair disk and to deactivate extensions. If it boots, it will ask for your password. Type your password, if you are able to see the desktop, then your problem can come from a third-party extension. Back-up all your files (mostly located in the home folder) and reinstall your system.
Secondly, if the solution above does not workYou can start to think about a hardware problem. Most of the time, a Mac does not boot because of a dead hard drive. But it can also be a faulty motherboard or RAM. I recommend to test all of these, using your hardware test, following these steps: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1509 .
At last, If you can't eve test your hardware, think about a dead power supply or a dead motherboard/
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