flashing question mark within a folder upon starting computer

I replaced the optical drive and installed a new Airport card and now when I power the iBook up, there appears a flashing question mark alternating with a old mac profile. Any thoughts?

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Hi, The first thing I'd do is make sure the hard drive cable is secure. After that you can follow this troubleshooting chart from Apple. I've included the link. Good luck. Ralph


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+ nice link, missed you today


Spent the afternoon trying to get a Thinkpad to work properly in Linux. Still a work in progress and we still need to be able to edit comments. Ralph


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