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Cannot restart after a download failed to download completely

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download did not fully download and now restart cannot be done

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Reset the PRAM if you haven't. Hold down Opt, Command, R, P the second you turn the computer on, and hold them down until you hear the startup tone once, and then once more. Let go, and see if it boots. If not, turn on, and hold down S (command -S in older systems) type in the first option and let the computer do a self check. if it says it repaired something, repeat until it says the system is ok. Then reboot.
If you can't even turn the computer on, well, that's an AppleCare or SOL situation.

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