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  1. #1

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    Jul 05, 2012
    Trying to revive a dead mac
    My old MBP 15" died a few months ago and I'm looking to try to get it back up, if possible. What happens is that when I boot it up it sits on the white screen with spinning wheel for a while then eventually just blacks out. I ran it in safe mode and .. here's a pic of the result.
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    Oct 22, 2007
    Mac Mini Core i7 2012 | White 2009 MacBook 2 Ghz | 733 Mhz G4 Quicksilver
    Looks like the hard disk is at fault

    Try booting from the restore DVD and repair from there

    If that fails its a replacement hard drive
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    Jan 03, 2012
    MacBook Pro 2011 2.4GHZ 4GB Ram 500GB HD
    I'd also go with replacing the HD

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