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Hi Guys.
I've got a dual 1.25GHz MDD G4 powermac that i am having a few issues.
Recently, i was doing a Personal Backup on my main hard drive, but it quit half way through, and left me with 10GB off the hard drive.
Now, it must have corrupted the OS, as when i go to boot, it just sits on the grey screen, with the wheel turning continuously!
I have managed to boot from other discs, but I desperately need to boot from my main HD, as it is important for some data.
I cannot find where this data that it has created would be, as it is upsetting the system. My guess is that it is a hidden file!
Any help welcome,
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another problem now!
Everytime we reboot this machine it is losing 800mb a pop on the HD.
Whats going on?!
Alex
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Probably need to do a clean instal of the OS.


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