|Jan 3, 2013, 01:03 PM||#1|
Macbook Pro 10.6 osx; can only boot into safe mode
First off, I don't know a thing about macs. This is my wife's computer and I work mainly off a PC.
She has her original install disk, and at the moment I am writing zeros to the drive to erase the whole thing.
The problem I have been having is it DOES boot but it's grey screen, then the apple logo, then the circle loading bar displays for a lot longer than it should be.
I've looked through possible solutions on google and such.. But like I said I don't know Macs that well. Reset the PRAM so the thing chimes on start up. I'm able to access Disk Utility and get into the Recovery HD.
If there is anything that might help me, it would be appreciated.
After writing Zeros, it turns out the CD wasn't catching so I turned it on it's side and jammed that crap in there. Heard the churning CD noise a-going and the program installed fine.
Thanks for your help!
Last edited by meeznbeez; Jan 3, 2013 at 02:57 PM. Reason: Fixed the problem
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|iPhone: How to boot into safe mode?||JeReSpringer13||Jailbreaks and iOS Hacks||3||Jan 2, 2014 09:06 PM|
|My Macbook Pro is always booting in safe mode||tiffburger||Mac Basics and Help||2||Sep 6, 2013 02:01 PM|
|Can't boot into OSX Or Safe Mode, Only Guest!||Breadman86||OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion||0||Sep 5, 2013 09:37 AM|
|MacBook Pro only boots in safe mode with pink vertical stripes across screen||alyssaisrad93||MacBook Pro||2||Jul 15, 2013 02:36 PM|
|Macbook pro always starting in safe boot mode||DrMundo||Mac OS X 10.7 Lion||0||Nov 30, 2012 10:42 AM|
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:58 PM.