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Deleted usr folder :o(


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Today at work I did a really stupid thing and deleted my usr folder from my Hard Drive. I don't know what happened but it just suddenly appeared and I knew it was an odd file that shouldn't be there so I thought it was junk and I trashed it. Now I can't reboot...I just get the spinning circle at the grey apple start up screen. I tried to reboot from the install disc by holding down the 'C' key but now I get a kernal panic and loads of words on the screen...how can I even begin to re-install my system when it doesn't get past the kernal panic??
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31 views and no responses...any ideas anyone??
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a kernel panic off the CD? That doesn't speak of an OS issue... Try resetting your pram, then booting off of the CD.. perhaps you'll get farther that way

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Can you believe I was attempting installation from a install disc for a different machine...hence the kernal panic when I tried to boot from it! I'm such an idiot! Lol
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Yes can believe it as it happens frequently on the forums. It ain't that hard to do when you have a number of operating system discs laying about.
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