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

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    #1
    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

    Weaselboy

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    #2
    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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