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macbook air shuts down after starting to boot up

by zabranjeni / March 27, 2010 10:27 AM PDT

My mac book air starts to boot up (the wheal starts to turn for about 30s) than it just turns of

it was working fine a few hours ago, i did a hardware test (every thing was OK) and after that the problem occurred

PRAM and SMC reset did't help

1.6 GHz, 2 GB, 80 GB, Mac OS Leopard

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by zabranjeni / March 27, 2010 11:18 AM PDT

FSCK gave this result
**Checking catalog file.
disk0s2: I/0 error.
invalid key length
(4, 7458)
**volume check failed.
/dev/rdisk0s2 (hfs) exited with signal 8

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See if you can find anyone with
by mrmacfixit Forum moderator / March 28, 2010 12:50 AM PDT
In reply to: No2

an up to date copy of Disk Warrior.

Failing that, it is always a good tool to have in your arsenal.

Have you tried running from the Restore DVD and attempting to repair the drive?


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macBook air shuts down on startup
by django64 / October 6, 2011 5:14 PM PDT

Have you solved it yet? I tried the PRAM approach but it didn't work. I have the same setup and the same problem.

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Re: problem
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 6, 2011 6:04 PM PDT

That leaves the Disc Warrior or Restore DVD+repair drive options mentioned by P. Did you try them already?

It's unlikely the OP reads and answers this thread for March 2010, I think.


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by chu_nicholas / November 1, 2011 10:27 AM PDT

Check apples support site

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