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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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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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I'd also go with replacing the HD
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