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OS 10.4 - Having Some Shut Down Problems


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Hello,

I was wondering if anyone has ever had difficulty shutting down or restarting their mac. I have a MacBook Pro and sometimes whenever I shut down or restart my mac everything seems to be going fine--desktop etc. vanishes>goes to the blue screen with the loading circle (the one that looks like a analog clock with extra numbers)--but then it just keeps on loading. I eventually get frustrated and just hold down the power button until it turns off.
Does anyone know what the problem could be, and how to fix it?

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MC
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Did you try resetting the SMC (System Management Controller) ?
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