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Old MacBook Pro boots no further than the apple image and the ball spins aimlessly as if it cannot detect the hard drive

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Feb 3, 2013 6:58 AM

My old MacBook Pro displays the apple image on start up then hangs with the ball spinning continuously. Seems it cannot detect the hard drive. Can I start up holding down certain keys to bypass the problem. Running snow leopard and don't have a start up disk.

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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