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my ibook g4 wont boot up

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my ibook g4 wont boot up
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 7 years ago.
Hi,

What error or result did you get back from the FSCK run?

Mike
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
incorrect block cout for file loginwindow.boottime
(it should be 1 instead of 0)
keys out of order
(4, 382)
rebuilding catalog B-tree
The volume macintosh could not be reapaired
Expert:  Mike replied 7 years ago.
OK,

Any chance you have Disk Warrior or Drive Genius? Both are very good Disk Repair utilities and may be be to fix that.

You may still need to install OS X again, so finding someone or someplace (Libraries sometimes have OS's to loan out) that has a retail version of OS X like your to re-install.

But first need the drive either repaired or backed up and re-formatted.

Mike