why my imac does this and helping to resolve the situation

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by sami-jami, May 16, 2010.

  1. sami-jami macrumors newbie

    May 16, 2010
    few days ago, i just turnt on my 24" imac and started with the white screen with the apple in the middle [like normal] then a grey tint ran down the screen saying i need to restart it, so i did, and it did it again. so i restarted it. Any ideas whats going on with it? and i think i have Leopard 10.5.8? so can i just update to Snow Leopard from that? or do i need a new hard drive or something? x
  2. Intell macrumors P6


    Jan 24, 2010
    Could you start it up and right after the chime press and hold the Command and V keys. This will cause the computer to display a lot of white scrolling text. Could you tell us the last few line right before it stops?

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