Powerbook Start up problem....Need Help

Discussion in 'PowerPC Macs' started by PimpGGG, Mar 15, 2006.

  1. macrumors regular

    Mar 15, 2006
    hey guys i come home today and turn on my power book and the white screen pops up and it stayed there for like 5 min then it went to the blue screen and while i was there ive been waiting for the window so i can sign in and the window that says OSX is booting.....i really need help with this...

    should i turn it off again and let it sit?

    or what...

  2. macrumors 603


    Apr 29, 2005
    San Francisco
    Yeah, it wouldn't hurt anything to just turn it off (hold power button down) and then try it again. Hiccups happen sometimes.
  3. thread starter macrumors regular

    Mar 15, 2006
    ok i did that...and it skips that one screen where it says loading or starting OSX....and the screen turns blue and i can see my mouse and move it around...but nothing else is there
  4. macrumors 6502a

    Oct 7, 2003

    reset pram and go in to open firmware and typre fsck i think not sure now look it up

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