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Just can't get it to start

When I turn it on it stays on the apple screen with the revolving circle. I've tried alt,ctrl, del....pulling out the battery, pressing the start button for ten seconds, etc. When I pressed the start button for 10 seconds it then went to a blank screen with the revolving circle. Still nothing....Please help!

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Hi there Emimely
Unfortunately you will not be able to get passed that. Itis quite a fundamental error.

Do you still have your original installation disk?

You need to boot your make up from that disk and see if you can make some repairs from the apple utility. Failing that you will have to re-install the OS. If you can see the drive from the install disk and you have a external drive available you might want to back up important files now and do a clean install. Or archive the previous system.

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