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Wont turn on

I thought that i had to install the software that came in the bow with my macbook pro. i realized when it had started installing that this software was already on my computer. i stopped the installation process and my computer restarted but not it will not turn back on. It goes tot he gray screen with the apple and the thinking circle but it wont turn on any further. The software disc is still in the drive as well. How do i get the computer to turn back on

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Start the computer and hold down the "C" key when you hear the start up chime. Keep holding down the key until the computer boots into the OS installer. You are going to have to reinstall the OS. Just follow the instructions from there.

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