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Mac Book Pro won't go past Apple logo


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Hello Mac Forumers,
Recently my sister installed a security update on her Mac Book Pro 15". Here are the specs:
15-inch: 2.53GHz
Intel Core i5
4GB Memory
500 GB Hard Drive
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NVIDIA GeForce GT 330M with 256MB

Ok so now that is all done with. The problem is after she restarted her computer it would go to the Apple logo and a spinning icon would appear. The computer wouldn't go any farther in the booting process after that. Right now I am going to boot from the install cd and repair the permissions of the hard drive and see if that helps any.

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I think I found a fix for this. I am going to re-install Snow Leopard because it Archive and Installs the new OS with out deleting any information. I hope
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Hope it works (which i'm sure it will).

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Hope it works (which i'm sure it will).

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Yah, I have a good feeling that it will work. Your signature is awesome .

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New problem. I was installing Snow Leopard and the installation failed. I am going to try again later today when its not 2 A.M
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lolol ok, does it say why it failed? Where does it get when it fails?

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It gets all the way up until there is around 10 minutes left.
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Have you formatted the disk or just gone for the install?

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My sister made a appointment at the Apple store today. So hopefully they can clear things up.
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Ok I got it to work, booted in Target disk mode, transfered her stuff to my external hard drive and re-installed Snow Leopard.
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Glad it's all better

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