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July 8, 2010 5:48:53 PM

I got iMac and replaced hard drive and trying to install OSX and here is what I got on screen ... what is it ?

Thanks guys !

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July 9, 2010 10:54:05 PM

So no one knows ?
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July 9, 2010 10:59:35 PM

No idea but looks like bottom of a mouse?
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July 9, 2010 11:02:48 PM

I think it wants u to move that slider up on your mouse
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July 13, 2010 6:01:19 AM

This is freaking strange guys.

This is iMac. A few months ago I got HDD error on screen and successfully change a HDD on it and install OSX . Now few months after I turn on my iMac and ........ after about 10 minutes circle on gray screen (boot time) froze on me ....I restarted ....sae thing. I took out my hard drive to test it .... all looks good. I decided to see if I can reinstall my OSX and ... I got this picture and It's not allowing me to do anything ......what is going on here..... I mean I don't even use Apple mouse I got some generic optical mouse .....anyhow any ideas at all on what a hell is this. Because this is never b4 seen "thing" for many.

iMac is down for now and I and clueless on what to do ......
Seriously guys even if you don't know at list say what you may think this is it. Thanks a lot !
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July 13, 2010 12:37:19 PM

You might want to try Apple support. Surely they would know.
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July 13, 2010 8:23:20 PM

That particular screen is telling you to turn on the iMac's Magic Mouse. Since you aren't using one, I am not sure why it is being displayed.

Do you, by chance, have access to the Apple Diagnostics Disk for your system? If so, running it may help islate the problem.

Will the system boot to the OS X install you have on the HDD now if you let it run?

Have you tried a different mouse or a different USB port?
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July 27, 2010 4:20:53 AM

COLGeek said:
That particular screen is telling you to turn on the iMac's Magic Mouse. Since you aren't using one, I am not sure why it is being displayed.

Do you, by chance, have access to the Apple Diagnostics Disk for your system? If so, running it may help islate the problem.

Will the system boot to the OS X install you have on the HDD now if you let it run?

Have you tried a different mouse or a different USB port?



Thank you very much for your reply. I fixed problem by using other OSX installation disk I had. What was wrong with first one I do not know. Actually I have another question what is this Apple Diagnostics Disk. Where can I get some info on it and if possibly purchase it. Thank you !
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July 28, 2010 2:38:12 AM

Apple makes a Diagnostic Disk for most of their systems. You would need to contact Apple to see if it is available for purchase. I think all you'll need in the model of your system and a means to pay. Glad you got your problem sorted out.
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August 7, 2010 2:20:47 AM

Best answer selected by XAKEP.
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January 30, 2012 11:04:14 AM

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