New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Operating System General OS operation information and support

Startup Problem on MacBook running Snow Leopard


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
texaskd5

 
texaskd5's Avatar
 
Member Since: Dec 31, 2009
Posts: 1
texaskd5 is on a distinguished road

texaskd5 is offline
Hi I am running into a problem that I cannot seem to find on any other forum. I am trying to start Snow Leopard and it is sitting on the apple logo screen with the progress indicator running forever. I have tried the following:

-Tried Starting in Safe Mode, with the same result
-Reset the NVRAM
-Started in Single User Mode and ran the disk check utility, did not help
then rebooted and waited, still hangs on the logo screen with the progress indicator running.

The only other thing I have done is trying to reboot in Verbose Mode, and every time the sequence stops after the following line:

Airport: RSN handshake complete on en1

I have no idea what the next item in the initialization sequence is so I really cant tell what is causing the system to hang like this, but any help you can offer would be greatly appreciated.

Its running the latest version of Snow Leopard on a 1st Generation MacBook with 2GB of RAM
QUOTE Thanks
PixelJunction

 
Member Since: Feb 11, 2010
Posts: 2
PixelJunction is on a distinguished road

PixelJunction is offline
I installed Snow Leopard last night. The install was successful but all of my apps were frozen. I rebooted my Mac and now my whole OS seems to be frozen. I can log in but then I get the spinning wheel for ever!!
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Missing OSX version, where did it go???? | Logitech Chillstream OS X »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Snow Leopard and MKV = unwatchable (White Macbook) kkraemer OS X - Operating System 17 07-28-2010 11:14 AM
Problem with EOS 450D on Snow Leopard wombat Images, Graphic Design, and Digital Photography 7 01-30-2010 07:55 AM
? about installing Snow Leopard on an older MacBook yzfmik OS X - Operating System 4 12-07-2009 08:35 AM
MacBook freezing & restarting (Snow Leopard) MissSecretary OS X - Operating System 0 09-28-2009 01:34 AM
ARDAgent.app problem on Snow Leopard Kriswitch OS X - Apps and Games 2 09-06-2009 06:59 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:54 PM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?