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Not loading when i turn the computer on

Whenever I turn my Mac book on, I get a grey screen, with the apple logo, and a spinning wheel, that looks like a stopwatch counting down. It never loads up so I can use my computer. I've tried all the recommendations in my owner's manual, but still can't get it to boot. I also did the option key thing, whenever I turned it back on, and got the picture of the hard drive symbol. Any suggestions? Thank you for your time and for your help.

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  • Glenn Upton-Fletcher May 11, 2010

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    What were you last doing before this problem started? Have you tried to start it up from the Install disk 1?


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Start the computer from the installation CD, choose Disk Utility from the menu, and then choose Repair Disk with the internal HD selected. If that doesn't work, you can try a new OS installation. If your data is important, don't erase the drive during installation and select "Archive and Install" -- if your data is *NOT* important, you can just repartition the drive and install the OS.

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