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Boot stuck on grey screen

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by vmachiel, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. macrumors 65816

    #1
    Hi Forum,

    Since this morning my MBP (specs in sig) will only display a grey screen when I try to boot it, and nothing else: no Apple logo, no spinning beach ball. I can't do anything. I've tried resetting PRAM and SMC, hold cmd+r, hold command+c, boot safe mode, hold option, and tried booting of a recovery USB I made.
    I've even tried swapping the RAM I've upgraded back the the apple branded 4GB. Nothing works.

    Is it time to take it to my local Apple store, or is there something I can do?

    Thank you.
     
  2. macrumors 601

    satcomer

    #2
    Sounds like something either really messed up the settings (rouge program or stupid users mistake) or a hardware failure. Maybe the hard drive went south without you.
     
  3. macrumors 65816

    Drew017

    #3
    Have you done anything weird on your computer lately that may have caused any trouble?


    That would be wise if you can't get this resolved soon
     
  4. macrumors 65816

    #4
    Nope, it was business as usual. I'll get it repaired then thanks.
     

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