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Stuck on screen with Blinking file sign a question mark in it.?

when i turn it on all it does is show a screen with a file on it that has a question mark in it. Dont think its the drivers because there is no clicking noise. sounds like its booting up but just stays on that screen.

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Felicia Haze, the ? over a folder indicates that no valid bootable system was found. This could mean that your HDD has failed, or that your filesystem developed errors. The first thing I would do is to run Disk Utility and attempt to Repair Disk from the DVD that came with your MBP.

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dont have the disk. didnt get one because i bought used. im pretty sure thats what happened i was deleting a file and the power chord came out an it turned off wen i restarted it thats all it would do and all its been doing since. any ideas about what else i could do or where i could get a disk?

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Hi Felicia, Contact Apple with your computer info and they will sell you a copy of the original OS for about $15, Good luck.

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Try erasing and reinstalling the OS, but if that doesn't help, the hard drive probably failed.

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She does not have the disk.

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