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OS X Leopard :: Cannot Run Hardware Test From Installation CD

My intel imac has been acting balky lately- running a bit slow at times. It recently started "blacking out"- shutting down somewhat randomly and being slow to restart. I'm trying to run the hardware test from the installation cd's that came with my machine, but I'm unable to get it to run. I've tried using installation disc 1 (my machine came w/ version 10.4.4 of the OS), installation disc 2, holding down "c", holding down "d", holding down "apple-d" etc to no avail. Any ideas how I can get the hardware test to actually run? I just want to try to diagnose the random shut downs.

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View 3 Replies (Posted: Jan 6, 2010)

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