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Why did my Mac fail to startup (stuck in blue screen)?

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Apr 3, 2013 4:56 AM

When I turned off my computer on  the 31 March (complete shutdown including mains switch) it was working fine.

When I tried to start it the next day it would not go beyond the grey screen. I did a restart using the power button and this time it progressed to the blue screen but no further. I pressed the restart again and it went straight into the signing on screen.

Needless to say I have not done a complete shutdown since for fear of not being able to restart it.

I have taken a copy of the system log covering that period. It means nothing to me - can anyone interpret the fault from it?

 

 

 

iMac, Mac OS X (10.6.8), Logic Express 9, Mainstage

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