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My Mac my 2007 OS X 10.5.8 is stuck constantly

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restartingover and over. I cannot...
my Mac my 2007 OS X 10.5.8 is stuck constantly restartingover and over. I cannot get it past the Apple screen any Commands keyboard does not work do not have of 10.6 install t
Disc how do I fix it and would like to start from factory settings
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Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago
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Hi there and welcome

Power off the Mac please

Then hold SHIFT and with it held down, power it on until you get to the login screen

Can you get to this?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Trying
Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

thanks

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
For some reason it just comes up to the Apple and it has the spinning loading symbol here the harddrive working that goes nowhere just stays here on the screen if I hold the button when I let go it starts restarting starting again
Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

ok, try this please

Shut down your Mac.
Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R.
Turn on your Mac.
Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately after you hear the startup sound.
Hold these keys until the computer restarts and you hear the startup sound for a second time.
Release the keys.

Tell me if t then starts please

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Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

ok, so you can now sign in?

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Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

computer is working correctly?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Hello
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Sorry was having problems with chrome so no nothing's fixed yet
Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

I am here Justin and I replied to you....

All I heard was

"Worked?

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Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

did you do the instructions I gave?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I couldnt type in chrome only browser I'm on phone thank u sorry so
Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

ok, but did you do the instuctions I gave you last?>

Shut down your Mac.
Locate the following keys on the keyboard: Command (⌘), Option, P, and R.
Turn on your Mac.
Press and hold the Command-Option-P-R keys immediately after you hear the startup sound.
Hold these keys until the computer restarts and you hear the startup sound for a second time.
Release the keys.

Tell me if t then starts please

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Yeah I got to mac hd and that's it let me get back there one sec
Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

ok... sorry having a very hard time understanding your messages now. Not sure the issue on your side as it was going ok before.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I'm trying it's hard to get there
Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

ok, what happens if you start it normally now?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
No sorry it is not working when I hold this button down and wants to restart immediately over and over and over as soon as I let them go it takes a long time for it to keep restarting I don't know how I got to that screen before by luck I guess
Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

ok, are you able to do these steps?

Power off the mac

Then start the Mac and hold down the Command and R keys at startup.

Hold these keys until the Apple logo appears. After your computer finishes starting up, you should see a desktop with an OS X menu bar and an OS X Utilities window

choose Disk Utility from the Utilities window, or from the Installer menu if you're started from an installation disc.

Click the First Aid tab.

Click the disclosure triangle to the left of the hard drive icon to display the names of your hard disk volumes and partitions.

Select your Startup Disk (usually named "Macintosh HD").

Click Repair. Disk Utility checks and repairs the disk.

Let this complete and when it has, tell me if you still have the problem please.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Will see
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Was trying to send video
Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

ok, no need, just explain here please what happens as I will understand

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I'm sorry I have to go I will try again later its not letting me enter the beginning commands command r doesn't work thanks I'll try back ok
Mac Support Specialist: Richard, Apple Software Engineer replied 2 years ago

ok, Ill mark the question to never close, so just reply to me here.

If you have continued problems, or would like any additional information or assistance, please do not hesitate to let me know.

And please take a second to rate my service for now by clicking one of the stars at the top of the screen then submit

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