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I tried pretty much every method in the book... Safe booting , fsck, cmnd-opn-p-r, holding opn, disconnecting hardware, and Everything else on the Mac troubleshooting page. I have an iMac 10.5.9 and I just did software update. Plz help!
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Have you tried booting into your OSX install DVD, then going to Utilities > Disk Utility, click your hdd, click the First Aid tab, then click Repair Disk, once complete click Repair Disk Permissions.
This could take a while so be patient.

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That might mean your Hard Drive is dying. Happened to a iMac of mine when it just was stuck on that screen. You can maybe restore your leopard CD.
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