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    Question Gray X on hard drive icon
    Hi I am new to Mac, I just bought a G5 I Mac off eBay. It's supposed to have Leopard installed. When I turn it on a white screen with the Apple symbol and the timer circle comes on but that's as far as it gets. When I start it again holding the option key down the screen with 3 icons comes up. The first icon is a arrow going in a circle the middle one is a hard drive icon with a gray X on it, the third one is a right arrow. I can't click on any of the icons. A clock is on the far left side. When the clock runs for a bit it goes back to the white screen. Thanks Don

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    Jan 23, 2008
    Fort Worth, Texas
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
    Did you receive the Leopard install DVD with the G5 or the original install recovery disks? You're going to need that in order to repair or install the OS. It appears that you don't have an operating system on the machine or the hard drive may be defective. Either way you're going to need the disks.

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