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    Unhappy Odd accurance with Mac OS X
    just a few minutes ago, i was surfing the internet and my screen went grayish and there was a darker gray box within the screen and it said something to this affect "your computer needs to be restarted, press the power button to shut down." or something like that... what does this mean? i have never seen that happen before. thanks in advance!

    -Stephanie

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    That was a Kernel Panic. Don't sweat it unless it keeps happening often.


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    Quote Originally Posted by baggss View Post
    That was a Kernel Panic. Don't sweat it unless it keeps happening often.
    thanks, i appreciate it... i was freaking out over it, because i thought my computer was dying or something... that was the first time it's done that since i've owned it and i've had it for almost a year.

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