[nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble

  • From: Mark Stein <mjstein63@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2010 16:31:49 -0500

That would be the intuitive thing to do...

"Bill O'Connell" <woc2@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>Did you go to the cult store and get it fixed?
>From: nikonf4-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:nikonf4-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
>Behalf Of Dave
>Sent: Saturday, November 20, 2010 8:18 AM
>To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble
>Thanks, Koichi. I did the updates too and it worked fine afterwards. I
>boot, so I can't get to any of those remedies. I can't restore either,
>because it won't boot to the system disk either.
>  _____  
>From: Koichi Mac <nikonf3tmd4@xxxxxxx>
>To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Sent: Sat, November 20, 2010 6:28:42 AM
>Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble
>I did the Mac OS, Safari and iTunes updates early this week.  The Mac
>update was pretty big one, something like 678 MB.  It took a few
>even for my MacPro to reboot after the update, but I haven't had any
> Is your FW HD backup the clone of your internal drive?  Assuming it is
>so, and if it doesn't boot up from that either, maybe you have either
>problem with your logic board or memory, or however remote, a corrupt
>updated files on your HD.  If you don't hear HD clicking repeatedly,
>your HD
>is probably OK.  And if you can manage to boot up, <About This Mac>
>Info> <Hardware> <Diagnostics> will show the state at the time of boot
>Koichi Yasutani - a.k.a. Steve + MP
>Lakewood, WA U.S.A.
>2010 / 11 / 20        03:29 PST
>On Nov 19, 2010, at 2059 , Dave wrote:
>> I made an appointment for 3PM tomorrow; there was nothing open for
>> Minor progress: I got the system disk to eject.I have my original HD
>I could install, but somehow it doesn't seem like a HD crash. God, this
>is slow and fidgety.
>> From: Jay Paxton <JayPax@xxxxxxxx>
>> To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Sent: Fri, November 19, 2010 11:39:20 PM
>> Subject: [nikonf4] Re: Mac Trouble
>> I know the last thing you want to go is go to the Apple Store and
>fight a
>crowd of teeny-boppers to the Genius Bar, but that is your best bet to
>getting it fixed quickly.  Go online and make the appointment at the
>Bar tonight and it won't be so bad.
>> From: Dave
>> Sent: Fri 11/19/2010 10:25 PM
>> To: nikonf4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [nikonf4] Mac Trouble
>> I was using my Macbook 13" laptop tonight when suddenly it froze in
>and the Force Quit didn't work. Neither did anything else. I held the
>button down, and it shut off. 
>> Now when I try to turn it on, it starts to boot, chimes, and the
>thermometer comes up. It's the one that shows when you have a long
>sequence to go through. Then the whole thing powers off instead of
>If I hold down the power button until the long tone sounds, the same
>happens. I inserted my OS disk hoping to do a restore, and it just ate
>it won't eject no matter what, and there's no paper clip hole. 
>> Power on, progress thermometer moves to about 5% then restarts a
>couple of
>times, then it powers off. I powered up and connected my firewire
>backup HD
>but it's no help.
>> This Macbook has been flawless since 12/06, and I just installed the
>latest big OS and Safari updates last night. It worked perfectly all
>> Any ideas, gang?
>> Don't make me go to the Apple Store on Saturday!

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