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204 Views 3 Replies Latest reply: Dec 14, 2011 10:29 AM by per4manz RSS
ezmac1964 Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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Dec 14, 2011 6:36 AM




I've a macbook white Core 2 duo, this morning it wont start (blue windows). I could start boot in safety mode (key cap), but I couldn't see finder. Only dock, no bar menu. Connecting it in target mode to my mac-pro and mbp17 I see 6 indentical drives.


But I'm not able to copy any thing, everytime I get an -36 error. File is copied to desktop, but clicking on an alert is displayed: couldn't open this file.


Data isn't very important, but I want to understand what happens.


Hardware test is OK. Trying to reinstall Leopard fails ( I keept install log)

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.7), 8GB / 500 GB / 128 SSD (2010)
  • Király Level 6 Level 6 (9,470 points)
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    Dec 14, 2011 7:13 AM (in response to ezmac1964)

    Hard drive is messed up. Try reformatting it with Disk Utlity. My guess though is that it's the drive's hardware that is failing and you will need to replace it.

  • per4manz Calculating status...
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    Dec 14, 2011 10:29 AM (in response to ezmac1964)

    No worries - all Core Duo and Core Duo 2 laptops use 2.5" SATA drives that are very common and easily had.


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