iMac Gray Screen Of Death
Are you one of the Mac users who are facing iMac Gray Screen of Death with Mac OS? If this error occurs your Mac OS X won’t allow you to login to your system and access your files which are stored in the hard disk. These kind of situations may cause data loss problems and you have to spend your time on recovering your data from the hard disk.
While you are facing iMac Gray Screen of Death in a dual-boot situation, you might have faced a scenario as the following,
You will be creating a dual-boot system by following the available Boot Camp instructions. You might have several partitions in your PC but you will be able to view only one. The partition which you are able to view will be need as “Boot Camp” and the original hard drive partitions will remain unreachable and undetectable.
If you retry the process after updating Mac OS X operating system, you see only one partition as before. When you reboot the system, by exiting the process, you see only a black gray screen, without any option to proceed. This problem may occur due to missing or damaged Mac OS X system files, file system, and other data structures. At this point, you need to perform Mac file Recovery by resolving this problem, to get your data recovered.
You can the following methods to work around this problem:
- Boot from bootable DVD of Mac OS X, holding C or D keys.
- Reboot the system, holding 'Option' key.
- Boot the system with bootable external FireWire drive, hold 'Option' key.
- Start your system in Target Disk Mode by attaching to another Mac computer.
- Reset NVRAM (Non-Volatile Random Access Memory).
- Try booting Mac system in Safe Mode.
- Boot the system in Single User Mode or Verbose Mode.
If your system is unbootable and inaccessible, after applying above fixes, hard drive formatting and operating system reinstallation are the only ways left. But formatting removes all hard drive data and it becomes essential to perform Data Recovery Mac to retrieve critical data.
Recovery is possible with the help of efficient and powerful third-party Mac disk recovery Software. They perform absolute recovery in all cases of data loss, through high-end scanning methods. Stellar Phoenix Macintosh Data Recovery ensures absolute recovery of all types of lost Mac files. The software recovers lost data from HFS, HFS+, HFSX, HFS Wrapper, and FAT file system volumes.