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"DISK w/? and 0" at start-up!
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Feb 1, 2001, 11:46 PM
"DISK w/? and 0" at start-up! OS is 8.1 on a 7100/66
I'm assumming it's looking for a boot disk, It happened after i zapped my PRAM now i can't boot at all.
I'm new to Macs and this was given to me w/o any start-up disks or CDroms.

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Feb 2, 2001, 12:07 AM
the machine can't find a proper system folder on the startup disk. what you need to do is find an OS 8 CD or disk tools floppy and boot the machine with that. once it's up and running, you may need to re-install the OS. checking out the hard drive with a disk utilitiy program or disk first aid would also be a good idea.

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