Macbook hard drive locked and won't start up

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by MFreak17, Oct 24, 2012.

  1. MFreak17 macrumors newbie

    Oct 24, 2012
    Hallo all. I changed the permission on my hard drive to (no access) for everyone then I got a cross logo on my hdd logo and I can't open anything, but I didn't change in (owner) settings. now when trying to start the computer it wont log in. And I did the repair permissions in recovery HD and no good result PLZ HELP
  2. Weaselboy Moderator


    Staff Member

    Jan 23, 2005
    Just start again from Recovery HD and reinstall the OS from there. That will not wipe your data and the new install should sort out the permissions issue.

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