Thread: Mac Mini smiley icon/? folder
11-10-2007, 10:52 PM #1Mac Mini smiley icon/? folder
Hello, here is my problem.
When I try to boot up I get stuck at a smiley face/? folder. If I hit X or OPT I get to the drive selector screen (?) with a straight arrow and a circling arrow but no drives to choose.
Once in a while it will boot normally and run for a few days.
I suspect the cable is loose for the the hard drive/DVD drive controller but I hesitate to try taking it about to check.
11-11-2007, 12:42 AM #2
go into system preferences, and select your boot drive and select your HD
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11-11-2007, 09:10 AM #3
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Do as couch says
You might try starting up in safe mode (press S) on start-up. If it starts up OK in safe mode you know your system or disk structure maybe a bit garbled.
Use ONYX to give your disk and system a complete overhall
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