Macbook pro 2008 stuck on apple logo

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by ohmkidjoel, Nov 1, 2015.

  1. ohmkidjoel macrumors newbie

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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.
     
  2. snaky69 macrumors 603

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    If I were a betting man, I'd say your hard drive's kicked the bucket.
     
  3. ohmkidjoel thread starter macrumors newbie

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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 ?
     
  4. snaky69 macrumors 603

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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.
     
  5. ohmkidjoel thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Unfortunately i might lost it any work around for this ?
     

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