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    Feb 06, 2011
    Exclamation Grey screen + spinning wheel
    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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    Buzzard2010's Avatar
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    Oct 22, 2010
    Bretforton, Worcestershire
    MacBook Pro 15" 2014, 2.2GHz i7, 16GB RAM, 250GB SSD, OSX 10.9.5 - iPhone 5s 16gb
    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.

    Hopefully if you haven't already done this it will help

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    Feb 01, 2011
    iMac 27 i7, MacBook Pro 15 i5, MacBook 2.4, iPad, iPhone
    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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