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Why is it re-installing?

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muehlbauer Calculating status...
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Oct 17, 2013 7:12 PM

So I installed Mac OS X Leopard. My computer self shuts down, and it starts reinstalling the OS. Why is it doing this?

iMac G5, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
  • BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (114,715 points)
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    Oct 18, 2013 4:53 PM (in response to muehlbauer)

    Hello, posted this once before, but got wiped out on the new forum test I guess.


    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."



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