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Problem to boot my mid 2011 mac mini

 
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albert2k
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2012 4:11 pm    Post subject: Problem to boot my mid 2011 mac mini Reply with quote

I have to re-start two or three time my mac mini to this boot. First appear the apple and a spinning wheel, then a blank screen and here stay for ever. I have to power cycle 2 or 3 times and then this appear my password screens. Any recommendation?
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 11:42 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

yea bad hard drive you have a 2011 mac mini with a bad firmware flashed hard drive you need to go to a apple store and have them replace the hard drive and because you are under your 1 year warrenty still they will replace it for you free of charge i had the same issue with my 2010 mac mini the hard drive was only half flashed from what the apple genius told me it is a common happening lately and they don't know why.
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PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2012 11:50 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

thanks, I have to check with Bestbuy becuse I purchase that one with it.
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