Hi, I have a rev D 12" powerbook which is coming up to 2 years of age. I was on it just before and it randomly disconnected from the internet. I restarted after i couldn't fix the problem through system preferences. Many issues have arised... It now takes about 6 minutes to get past the white screen with the apple logo. It now boots in 'safe boot' mode It now no longer recognizes the airport card in the laptop, basically saying there isn't one there Spotlight no longer works. I really am at a loss for why this has suddenly happened, they seem such unrelated issues to have happened all at once, but they have. I really need help, and was wondering what i could try and how to do it. i have restarted many times but its always the same. If my airport card suddenly broke, why would that effect spotlight? and why has it suddenly decided to take 6 minutes to get past the initial apple screen? I don't have any restore cd's with me as i have returned to my parents home from uni for the weekend. Any help would be much appreciated - i have been cut off. Thankfully, my brothers macbook is working, which is all that is stopping me from crying at the moment... edit: itunes is accessable but when i choose a song to play, it just doesn't start.