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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Mar 13, 2007
    Startup Issues
    Just got my ne Imac and when I throw he swith or restart this is what I get.
    Gret screen the what I call the "cprompt" screen" I see all the startup actvity the text scrolls up realy fast fils a page then it goes to the desktop.

    Same thing on a shutdown...on a black screen I see exactly what is going on CPU halt etc...shutdown is only like 3 lines of text.

    Applecare had me toa complete reinstall and that didn't chang anything.

    Could this be soemthing that was done when the factory added my video card & ram upgrades.

    I will say everything runs fime and the startup process does not hang but I shouldn't be seeing that screen.

    I have downloaded nothing that would have effected this.


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    Sep 22, 2006
    2 iMacs 17+20" 2.16GHz 2GB RAM 500MB HDD 256MB Graphic card. 60Gig 5th gen iPod with Video
    Sorry to read about your troubles it sounds like your iMac is stuck in Verbose mode

    I'd call Apple one more time.

  3. #3

    Member Since
    Mar 13, 2007
    I'm trying
    I got it into single user mode...then typed reboot and the problem is still there.

    I can't get it to go ino verbose mode...........

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