Model A1181 / 1.83, 2, 2.1, 2.13, 2.16, 2.2, or 2.4 GHz Core 2 Duo processor

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Why is my MacBook stuck on the blue screen during booting?

My system started having problems last night, when my fan stopped running under OS-X. I restarted, and booted off a live linux CD, and the fan worked. So I held down the power button to go back to OS-X. The booting got stuck on a blue screen. I've tried rebooting in safe mode (goes through the safe mode and straight to the blue screen), resetting PRAM, going into the single user boot and using the fsck command to check my hard drive (it's ok), and anything else I could find. I do not have an installation disk, or I would try live verification, but that isn't an option. My computer will boot off the live linux CD, though it says there is a kernel issue, and only boots into a command line interface. What is going on?

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Thank you for your responses. I'm currently in New Zealand, so it's a little hard to get Apple supplies, but I've got a friend sending me an OS-X disk. And in the meantime, I managed to firewire my way in from a pc running linux, and get my files off. Then I formatted the drive and put linux mint on it.

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+ for clear question, and preliminary trouble-shooting steps.

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Good to hear. Eliminates a Hardware issue, and confirms OS problem. Good Luck.

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If your drive is ok, then it's a severe Kernel panic. Your OS is corrupted. If you have a back up, you should zero out the drive and re-intall the OS.

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+ but he states he doesn't have an installation disk

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I understand Rich, but he needs to get one obviously. He got a diagnosis. Doctors dont walk you to the pharmacy and get your prescriptions, do they? ;o)

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Get a Snow Lepoard upgrade disk, it's only $29. Then you can boot from it and run Disk Utilities to repair the hard drive. You can also upgrade your system with it.: http://store.apple.com/us/product/MC573Z...

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