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Old 10-14-2017, 09:45 PM   #1
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Hi I have just moved my wife's iMac and now when I switch it on the apple shows up and the it starts to install (line moving across ) then switches off, Anybody have any idea where I start to sort this out sorry I am unable to say what it was running as I upgraded it a couple of years ago .
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Old 10-16-2017, 05:20 PM   #2
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Restart the computer and after you hear the chime, hold down the Option + R key. This will give you the Recovery menu. Here, choose Disk Utilities. Highlight the Macintosh HDD and click on the First Aid tab. Repair the Drive and the Permissions.
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Thanks spunk.funk will try that and let you know
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Tried OPTION + R no luck the bar loaded a very small amount same as before then it switched itself off maybe HDD died.
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