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I just recently switched to Mac from Windows Vista, and I am already having a major problem with the Mac OS. This is my problem, everytime I turn my computer on and start to load the Mac OS (including the very first time) my screen will flash red, and keep flashing until I reboot my computer. I can't figure out what the problem could be. And worst of all, I haven't even got to use my new OS once!!
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So you bought a new mac, and it has never booted up correctly even a single time, but rather then take it back and get it replaced or repaired you post here? Why are you not taking it back where you got it exactly?
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Or did you install OSX on a PC and expect it to work properly? Mac as you call it is a computer and not an OS. OSX is the OS. It's designed to run only on Mac (Apple Hardware).
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At the very least, we need some specs to help.
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