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    Feb 10, 2007
    Recovering files off a crashed macbook
    Does anyone have any suggestions for recovering files off a crashed macbook? It stopped working after some updates were preformed. It won't successfully start in safe mode, it just hangs like for hours. I've done the check disk in single user mode which seems to be as far as it will boot. Is there a way to disable services and try to troubleshoot?

    Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated and I appreciate your help.


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    EDIT-XTREEM's Avatar
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    Jun 27, 2005
    In the mac store and at home on my iMac
    Try booting off the install dvds
    Mac Pro (Early 2009) 8 Core 2.26 GHz, 6 GB Ram, 640 GB Drive. Dell 2408WFP.

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    Feb 13, 2005
    New Orleans, LA, USA
    13" Macbook Pro 2.26Ghz Unibody 4G RAM 160G HDD Superdrive
    Also make sure you don't have any USB devices connected (such as an iPod) when you try booting. My Macbook won't boot (grey screen) if my iPod is connected during the boot sequence.

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