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Please help me

I have an iBook Mac OS X, a friend reformatted rhe hard drive but now when turning on the computer, it loads up the Mac OS X stuff, then the screen is blank blue.

How can I fix it?

Thank you Janie Beck aggie3@prodigy.net

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  • Loteck May 11, 2010

    I don't understand. Did your friend only reformat the HD or install the OS or what?

  • TechStuff
    TechStuff May 11, 2010

    Has this iBook ever started normally since your friend reformatted the hard drive?

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Nothing can be more frustrating than turning on your Mac only to find that it won't start up. Instead of seeing the Finder, you see a blue or gray screen, an icon of a broken folder, a kernel panic, a flashing question mark, or a computer that just sits there. What can you do? Don't worry. It could be a simple issue that you can fix yourself. Follow the steps in this document to diagnose and fix the problem:
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