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Old Sep 25, 2010, 11:35 AM   #1
Johnny7
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Turned on my Powerbook and it gave ma an icon with the earth, folder, and then booted

Hey guys I'm really sorry for having a couple of posts in here but something has happened to my powerbook. I turned it on today and it gave me a box around a little world, then it gave me the folder with a question mark and gave me the apple logo after that and booted into mac os x. It's really bothering me, is my machine dieing? Or is this just a software issue. A software issue, I can definetly handle if its just a reinstall of mac os x but if its the hard drive connection or logic board then my powerbook is a nice paperweight . Can anyone tell me why it did this and what I should do to fix it? I mean, it works but those symbols at the beginning I know aren't good to see. I recently installed onyx for os x tiger and ran a few of the operations but I have restarted the computer flawlessly since then. That's really the only major thing I can remember doing to it. If you guys can suggest anything and please let me know if this is a software or hardware issue.

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Old Sep 25, 2010, 08:17 PM   #2
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Don't worry. It's network boot. After OS start go to System Preferences->Startup Disk and select your Mac OS X folder. At next reboot this "earth" will be gone
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I didn't realize it'd be that simple! Thank you so much!
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