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Aug 27, 2013 4:46 PM

I type in my password. After I press enter the login window dissapears, then nothing. Has anybody seen this before and if so how did you fix it please?

MacBook Pro
  • CMCSK Level 6 Level 6 (10,200 points)
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    Aug 27, 2013 4:59 PM (in response to AndrewRainsbury)

    It is very difficult to offer troubleshooting suggestions when the "os version" you are using is unknown as each os has their own troubleshooting solutions.


















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    Aug 27, 2013 5:07 PM (in response to AndrewRainsbury)

    Disconnect all peripherals from your computer.


    Boot from your install disc & run Repair Disk from the utility menu. To use the Install Mac OS X disc, insert the disc, and restart your computer while holding down the C key as it starts up.

    Select your language.

    Once on the desktop, select Utility in the menu bar.

    Select Disk Utility.


    Select the disk or volume in the list of disks and volumes, and then click First Aid.

    Click Repair Disk.

    Restart your computer when done.


    Repair permissions after you reach the desktop- and restart your computer.



















  • CMCSK Level 6 Level 6 (10,200 points)
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    Aug 27, 2013 5:50 PM (in response to AndrewRainsbury)

    AndrewRainsbury wrote:


    Thanks, unfortunatley I bought it from the Apple store in the UK and it didn't come with any disks :-(

    I have access to other computers, is there anywhere I can legally download an ISO image?


    Sorry, I find that hard to believe.  Especially, if you purchased your computer from an Apple Store.  Doesn't matter which country an Apple Store is located, all Macs up to Snow Leopard came with 2 system discs.


    Replacement System Discs can be obtained from Apple's Customer Support - US (800) 767-2775 for a nominal fee. You'll need to have the model and serial number of your Mac available.


    If you're not in the US, you may need to go through the regional Apple Store that serves your location to find the contact number -


    System discs are not downloadable because they are machine specific.

















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