Member Since: May 20, 2008
Mac Specs: 13" MB 2.4ghz, 2gig ram, OS 10.7.5
01-30-2011, 04:55 PM
Originally Posted by abc123
My brother wanted to install a game(old game) and for some reason he installed some 256 color update or something, and although I don't know if that had anythig to do with it, when we restarted it said you need to resatart your Mac. And we did and it kept coming back to that. It's a mac mini server and has no disk drive so I don't know how to fix it!
Since you have a Mac-mini server...you're going to need an external DVD drive to boot from...something like this:
OWC Value Line USB2.0/1.1 22X Super-MultiD... (VLU2SD22XLS) at OWC
...and you're going to need a OS install disk...like the $29 dollar OS 10.6 Snow Leopard disk from the Apple Store.
Then you can try to manually delete or uninstall the program that caused the problem. If this isn't possible...and you cannot find or delete the files...you may need to completely reinstall the OS. Which is really not a really big deal.
Hope this helps,
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