Mac not loading

By (Silent)Assasin
Apr 21, 2008
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  1. I jsut installed mac for liek the tenth time, well tried to, now for the first time I got it to startup, sort of. It gets to the grey screen with the grey apple then after loading for a while its got that circle with the line through it. what does that mean and how can I resolve this problem, I'm using mac on pc so It's kinda hit or miss I know but this is install disk and version number three. the other two I tried didn't even work.
  2. Didou

    Didou Bowtie extraordinair! Posts: 5,899

    You should probably looks elsewhere for help on installing MacOSX on anything other than a Macintosh computer (Try Osx86).
  3. techflame23

    techflame23 Newcomer, in training Posts: 65

    which version of mac are you trying to install? Is it leopard, tiger .etc.
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 13,285   +281

    failing in the gray screen is much like getting the windows "NTLDR NOT FOUND".

    the boot loader can not find the Mac kernel.

    As you are on a foreign platform (ie Intel - non-Mac hardware) you will have
    extra steps to make this work.
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