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MacBook Air flashing folder

How can I fix my MacBook Air when that folder with question mark keeps flashing when I turn it on? (The hard drive had been wiped completely tho)

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The folder with a flashing question mark means that the computer is unable to find a suitable operating system to start up from.

If the hard drive has been wiped, that would explain it.

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It could also mean your HD failed. Its what happen to me. Insert your recovery disc and reboot your mac book. During reboot hit the option. This would take you to the disk utility screen. You should have options from there. If disk utility doesn't show your HD then most likely it died.

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