Macbook pro 2008 stuck on apple logo

ohmkidjoel

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Nov 1, 2015
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Hi guys hope you can help me resolve my problem. I have an old Macbook and I wanted it to upgrade my OS but when I upgrade it I have this problem.
 

snaky69

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Mar 14, 2008
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Hi guys hope you can help me resolve my problem. I have an old Macbook and I wanted it to upgrade my OS but when I upgrade it I have this problem.
If I were a betting man, I'd say your hard drive's kicked the bucket.
 

ohmkidjoel

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Nov 1, 2015
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If I were a betting man, I'd say your hard drive's kicked the bucket.


Aw so you mean i have to replace my hard drive ?the problem is i don't have a back up of my OS do how can I format my new HDD ?
 

snaky69

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Mar 14, 2008
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Aw so you mean i have to replace my hard drive ?the problem is i don't have a back up of my OS do how can I format my new HDD ?
A 2008 Mac should have install media, unless you've lost it. You can boot from that and run disk utility to format a new drive and install OS X onto it.
 

ohmkidjoel

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Nov 1, 2015
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A 2008 Mac should have install media, unless you've lost it. You can boot from that and run disk utility to format a new drive and install OS X onto it.
Unfortunately i might lost it any work around for this ?