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RED flash during bootup

Posted on 2004-04-10
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can anyone please help me to find out why there is ALWAYS a very quick flash of screen(red) whenever i turn the computer on? i am running on mac os x panther 10.3.3 and i do not have seem to have any other problems on my hard drive.....much thanks in advance!
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Question by:chinaboy3388
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Probably nothing to do with OS X, probably a function of your monitor kicking on. I wouldnt worry about it.
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What computer model? Is it an external monitor?

I have to agree with weed, probally nothing to worry about.
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if it's an iMac (CRT model), did you update your Firmware before installing OS X ?

Not a simple prospect if you don't (still) have some version of OS 9 installed, but still doable.

This is just too generic - give specific information about your system please.

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chinaboy3388

I have a friend with the same thing!
His is a 15" flat iMac
and it just started doing it....he's running 10.2
maybe a defect!!!
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