[X Newbies] blue screen infinity

Florin Alexander Neumann alexn at ica.net
Tue Oct 21 13:14:06 PDT 2003

On Tuesday, Oct 21, 2003, at 12:40 Canada/Eastern, John Erdman wrote:

> Thanks for that comment about what's important to report.

You're welcome, if it helps. But remember you have an excellent tool on 
your Mac: Apple System Profiler. Use it for details when you need to; 
even better, run it and save the information as a text file.

This is what you should do:

(1) Launch Apple System Profiler.

(2) When it's finished gathering the info, choose File>Save As..., and 
choose Plain Text from the File Format menu. Save it.

(3) Copy the resulting text file to a Zip disk or CD or some other 
medium for future reference.

(4) Open the text file created by Apple System Profiler with TextEdit 
and copy all the text from the beginning to


then close the file.

(5) In TextEdit, create a new document and paste. Format your text with 
a monospaced font (e.g., Monaco size 9), then print it out. It 
shouldn't be more than 2 or 3 pages. Keep the printout for future use; 
if something happens to your Mac and you can't boot it, at least you'll 
have a printout with your basic hardware setup.


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