1 Reply Latest reply: Aug 30, 2012 9:37 AM by BDAqua
kr2010 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

I recently updated my laptop to 10.5.8. I restarted my computer and now I have a 4-split screen. Help!!

  • 1. Re: I recently updated my MacBook to new software and now I have four screens. I'm thinking it's a bug somewhere, but I have NO idea where. Any insight?
    BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (116,475 points)



    Updated from what OSX version?


    Could be many things, we should start with this...


    "Try Disk Utility


    1. Insert the Mac OS X Install disc, then restart the computer while holding the C key.

    2. When your computer finishes starting up from the disc, choose Disk Utility from the Installer menu at top of the screen. (In Mac OS X 10.4 or later, you must select your language first.)

    *Important: Do not click Continue in the first screen of the Installer. If you do, you must restart from the disc again to access Disk Utility.*

    3. Click the First Aid tab.

    4. Select your Mac OS X volume.

    5. Click Repair Disk, (not Repair Permissions). Disk Utility checks and repairs the disk."




    Then try a Safe Boot, (holding Shift key down at bootup), run Disk Utility in Applications>Utilities, then highlight your drive, click on Repair Permissions, reboot when it completes.


    (Safe boot may stay on the gray radian for a long time, let it go, it's trying to repair the Hard Drive.)


    Was the screen fine running from the Install Disc?