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I've got a MacBook, when I boot it up it just sits there at the splash screen loading for a long time. Then it finally gets to the desktop, but I can't see anything but the background and the cursor. I was told by apple to reload the OS, I did that several times. Did not help, same results. I'm assuming it's hardware related now, just trying to figure out what hardware it could be. Any ideas?
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Try loading linux from a livecd - and see if you can get any OS to boot. If no OS will boot then it probably is a hardware problem.
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