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Apr 19, 2013, 12:33 PM
hi. this is my husbands/coworkers computer.
he rebooted his computer and got a gray screen with a circle and line through it.
i can get into repair disk bit it wont allow me to repair.
help! sorry is this is posted other places just point me in that direction.

his info: osx 10.8
desktop mac 2011
only 5gb available

Krazy Bill
Apr 20, 2013, 08:05 AM
Most likely the Hard Drive is toast.

Apr 20, 2013, 02:07 PM
Try using Disk Warrior from either
(1) a boot CD or
(2) an external drive with Mac OS X installed on it.

Sometimes it repairs Disk issues not fixable by the Mac built in Disk Utility program.


Wish you the best