Help MacBook Air not booting.

Discussion in 'macOS' started by Joker99x, Oct 18, 2014.

  1. Joker99x macrumors newbie

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    So I was updating to OS X Yosemite the other day and it froze on install. Now when I try to startup the MacBook it flashes some code in the top left then goes to a black screen with an apple watermark and says your computer has encountered a problem and will attempt to reboot. Press any key or wait to reboot.

    Has this happened to anyone? Any tips to fix? I can't get it into recovery mode either by holding shift or x.
     
  2. Joker99x thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Would there possibly be a way to fix this myself or would I need to bring it into the Geniuses?
     
  3. Weaselboy Moderator

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    http://support.apple.com/kb/TS3742

    It sounds like what you are seeing is a kernel panic and that can mean a hardware failure. Not likely you will be able to fix this yourself.
     
  4. Joker99x thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Got it working thanks to the Geniuses at Apple. Took a while for them to figure it out but got it back working. Had to restore the complete OS X and start fresh.
     

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