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2006 MBP won't boot

255 Views 5 Replies Latest reply: Apr 8, 2012 9:54 AM by trebber RSS
trebber Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)
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Apr 6, 2012 7:43 PM

Here's what happens.  When I press the power button, I hear the chime, then I get the grey apple, then a status bar filling up.  But it only fills up 1/4 of the way, stops, then the status bar empties and starts filling up again, only 1/4 of the way then  the computer powers off.  Earlier today it worked fine, then I had two or three grey curtains (kernal panic ?), now it's doing what I wrote above.  Nothing new, applications, memory, etc.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
  • ds store Level 7 Level 7 (30,305 points)
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    Apr 7, 2012 12:07 PM (in response to trebber)

    trebber wrote:

     

    I get the grey apple, then a status bar filling up.

     

    Read

     

    Gray Screen with status bar

     

    https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-3046

     

    https://discussions.apple.com/community/notebooks/macbook_pro?view=documents

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