Originally Posted By: John Rougeux
So you started up in Safe Mode?

Do what Reboot suggested: Take the hard drive out and put a new one in or put that one in another mac or case and install that way. Probably easiest to just put a new one in. Hard drives are pretty cheap nowadays. Just make sure you get the right type...probably IDE drive.

It didnt even give me the opportunity to start up in Safe Mode. I would still get the error message even holding down the Shift key. I tried something else which was resetting the PRAM and NVRAM. It doesn't really look like it did anything though.