Is gray screen apple normal startup?

Laurencia7

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Lately, my macbook has been starting with a gray screen and the apple logo with a status wheel, I just wondered if that was normal?
 

Mr Slippy IV

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Feb 24, 2010
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I've heard of Macs booting out of the box with a black screen and a blinking entry line, windows-style. But yeah, a grey screen is normal.