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1942 Views 2 Replies Latest reply: Mar 17, 2009 1:04 PM by Justin Andrews
Currently Being ModeratedMar 17, 2009 12:52 PM (in response to mexcellent)Your computer is looking for a network to join. Your hard drive may have died, do you have Apple Care? If so, call them, if not, take the machine in for repair. I am assuming that you have an intel machine since it's only two years old?iMac Al 20" 2.4 Ghz, 3 GB RAM, 12" G4 PB, 15"iMac G4, Cube, 3G iPhone, Mac OS X (10.5.6), 15"iMac G3 DVD, OWC 500GB QuadHD, LaCie 500GB quad
Currently Being ModeratedMar 17, 2009 1:04 PM (in response to mexcellent)Hello, if your iMac is flashing a globe and it shows you no disks in disk utility from the installer then your hard drive has died. The iMac is trying to netboot (using the globe) because it has no other media to boot from. The optical disc you've used (install disc) is possible to be booted from therefore you should run hardware diagnostics to confirm this problem, and determine if any other hardware is affected.
Insert the install disc and hold down D at boot time to start in hardware diagnostics. Make sure you insert the disc that says it has Apple Hardware Diagnostics on the gray label. Good luck!MBP (Late 2008), QS 2002, G4 Cube, TAM, Pismo, Newton 2100, Mac OS X (10.5.6)