Released in 2003, the iBook G4 replaced the iBook G3 as Apple's portable consumer computer.

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blinking folder with a question mark

I'm computer illiterate, my mom recenty bought an ibook from a yard sale, i turned it on and it just showed a blinking folder with a quesiton mark. Can you please tell me step by step what it is I should do? It didn't come with any cds, just a power adapter.

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It can't find an operating system. It or may not have a hard drive. Call Apple and give them the serial number and get an original installation disk for $15

1-800-SOS-Appl

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