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Carl from Washington State had his Mac turn off during a system update and now he's stuck. He'll need to reboot with the recovery CD in the disc drive and hold down the c key during boot up. Brian Tong also passed along a few other tricks to try.
Want a cool MP3 player and cool headphones for seriously cold weather. Check around on snowboarder sites for product recommendations then cross-reference them with CNET reviews. Apple iPods aren't usually rated for temperatures below freezing. See this thread for a discussion of headphones. Also check out this ehow article on cold weather music gear.
If your computer continually loses power and restarts, start with the power supply, make sure all connections are tight, check that the CPU is properly seated. If none of that works, you may need a new motherboard. See this discussion for more angles on the problem.
Here are our favorite audiovisual receivers. THX is a sound certification program, not a technology like 5.1 or 6.1.
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