Results 1 to 6 of 6
  1. #1
    ldj
    Guest
    Weird stuff during startup!!??
    Hi all,

    Lately my PB 17" hasnt been working so well. My internet is VERY slow for my connection. I havent restarted my mac for some time now, and i just restarted today. During the start up i get this flashing blue globe for about 30sec-1min and then a light blue folder with a question mark flashing on it.
    What is this?? do i have a virus or something? or is there a problem with my mac and i should restore?

    Tia.

  2. #2
    meltbanana314
    Guest
    There are no viruses for OS X.

    When was the last time you repaired your permissions?

  3. #3
    ldj
    Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by meltbanana314
    There are no viruses for OS X.

    When was the last time you repaired your permissions?
    Whats that, and how do i do that?

  4. #4

    witeshark's Avatar
    Member Since
    Mar 09, 2004
    Location
    Miami FL
    Posts
    2,860
    Specs:
    G4 1Ghz OS X 10.4.7
    repair permissions. After every software update, and about every 2 weeks: close all apps and log totally off. Log on, go in Finder, Applications. Utilities, Disk Utility. After the message -getting disk information- select volume (below the hard drive name -upper left corner). Just highlight it. Now look to the lower two things are there near the middle, verify permissions, repair permissions. Click repair permissions

  5. #5
    guerom00
    Guest
    Your system does not fing anything to boot on. It try to boot over network (hence the blue globe) and then give up (question mark).
    Does it finally boot ?
    If it does, you have to redefine your startup device (probably your hard drive) in System Preferences > Startup

  6. #6
    ldj
    Guest
    Quote Originally Posted by guerom00
    Your system does not fing anything to boot on. It try to boot over network (hence the blue globe) and then give up (question mark).
    Does it finally boot ?
    If it does, you have to redefine your startup device (probably your hard drive) in System Preferences > Startup
    Yea thanks, that was the problem. I dont know why but the startup was on a network. I changed it back and it works fine now. Thanks.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Changed RAM IMac does weird stuff
    By artnsus in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-13-2012, 07:34 PM
  2. Weird stuff on my mac
    By Chris.... in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-07-2010, 06:24 PM
  3. mbp crashing when hot, other weird stuff
    By matttheknife in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 02-21-2010, 03:00 PM
  4. Weird Stuff Happening (Mainly with lights)
    By musicmancz in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 01-17-2008, 07:00 AM
  5. Weird stuff going on in my iMovie
    By aznburninator in forum Movies and Video
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-15-2007, 02:18 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •