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It keeps getting stuck on the apple with the gears spinning.. How can I stop this?

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WHen you hear the startup chime, hold the shift key down. Do not release the shift key until you see the login screen. Then login and examine your System Preferences for something you recently added that is incompatible with your system. If you can't find anything obvious, use the Console utility to examine the system logs and see what error messages occurred during your earlier unsuccessful boot attempts.

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