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iMac starts booting after 5 minutes

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I have an iMac and it starts booting after 5 minutes. When I turn it on the chime sounds and then the screen turns grey, lights up for a sec and turns grey again, 5 minutes after that it starts up. Does anyone know how to solve this problem?
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Mac OS 9.2.1
192 MB Ram
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Zap your PRAM by holding down the command-option-p-r keys at startup. Wait until after youve heard the third chime to release the keys. Then hold down the command-control keys until it asks you if you want to rebuild the desktop database. Once fully booted run Norton Disk Doctor. If the problem persists let us know.
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Ok, it worked, this is the first mac I own, I guess it was really a newbie question...
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