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TextEdit not responding, macOS Sierra, Might have not sure.

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TextEdit not responding
JA: What OS X (Operating System, e.g. Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, etc.) or iOS are you runninng?
Customer: macOS Sierra
JA: Have you installed any updates recently?
Customer: Might have not sure. I wish I didn't upload Sierra upgrade
JA: What troubleshooting have you tried?
Customer: Pretty much everything.
JA: Anything else you want the Mac expert to know before I connect you?
Customer: I'd like to reboot and start from scratch actually. Have spent three days
Submitted: 24 days ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Justin Johnson replied 24 days ago.

Hi! I am Justin. Please give me a few minutes to go over your question.

Expert:  Justin Johnson replied 24 days ago.

Did you already restart the computer?

Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Restarted many times.
Keeps wanting to update to maverick
I've restarted in command uption R too
Let's me log in with password ***** line
Takes long time to load then nothing.
Black screen. ūüėē
Customer: replied 24 days ago.
Restarted many times.
Keeps wanting to update to maverick
I've restarted in command uption R too
Let's me log in with password ***** line
Takes long time to load then nothing.
Black screen. ūüėē I have now shut it down and unplugged it.
Also doesn't recondnize back up disk
Hard drive.
I think I've pressed too many prompts now.
Expert:  Justin Johnson replied 23 days ago.

It sounds like your operating system may be corrupt. I would suggest a reinstall of the operating system. You can do this from the recovery partition and it should not write over any of your current data. It will fix the issue. This the information I have to resolve this: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201314