The MacBook family was first introduced in May 2006 and replaced the iBook as Apple's consumer laptop.

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Ya see my uncle just helped me fix my macbook.

So one day i took it back to see how it was.

problem is,when i turned it on,it showed me an icon of a laptop with a question mark.What does this mean??

How to solve this?? THANK YOU.

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Your machine does not find a valid operating system. This can mean your system is corrupted or a hard drive or cable failure. Start up from your system installation disk by inserting the disk and restarting while holding down the "C" key till the Apple icon appears. Go to the second screen pull down menu to Utilities > Disk Utilities. If it sees your hard drive see if it can be repaired, If not you will need to check your connections and/or replace the hard drive and install a new system.

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I believe that you are having trouble with the hard drive. Im not positive as to what it means but I would ask your uncle about it.

Hope this helps,

John H. Laney

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