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b4rt0n 02-11-2009 09:40 PM

i need help
 
i have a problem...:Grimmace:

i bought a MacBook Pro from a friend who made a mess with it it doesnt boot at all because he erased the partition. When i turn it on u hear the startup sound but no boot... the only thing that comes on the screen is a lil folder with a "?" on it.

Itried booting from another mac with a fire wire but nothing happenned...
i tried with the MacOS X CD(brand new) to boot it but nothing happened even when holding down the "C" key to force it to boot from CD.:Shouting:

cwa107 02-11-2009 09:56 PM

Is this an OS X 10.5 (Leopard) disc? If so, did you try holding down the Option key immediately after turning the machine on?

b4rt0n 02-11-2009 10:00 PM

there is an image of a locked lock a text box and an arrow next to it

b4rt0n 02-11-2009 10:00 PM

ok it worked now what???????

cwa107 02-11-2009 10:16 PM

Sounds like there's an EFI password on it. Check with the friend who sold it to you.


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