Then you might need to replace your hard drive cable!
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Initially I turned on the computer and a flashing folder file icon appeared, wouldn't boot up. After some research I replaced my hardrive with an ssd but it still would not boot up. I went on ifixit and read similar stories. I finally figured out that it was the cable that was defective.
The part cam . . .
My MBP had been acting strange for a while until it one day just displayed a blinking folder with a question mark on boot. Initially i thought my hard drive was broken, but replacing it didn't solve my problem. After some online searches and trying different things, I realized it had to be the hard . . .
Had a missing hard drive in my MacBook Pro. Reading around online it sounded like the HDD cable needed replacing, so I grabbed one from iFixit
Super easy repair. The supplied step by step instructions were perfect and easy to follow. The cable works perfectly
Remember to unplug your battery before a . . .
Computer was running extremely slow. Several minutes to open an app or boot.
From the research I had done I decided to try the SATA cable first. I purchased a $12 cable from amazon and that didn't solve my problem. I then ordered the 1TB SSD, went through the very helpful instructional video and t . . .
MacBook, Startup failure w/question mark on file. After the computer repair shop misdiagnosed the issue and charged $50, I was able to determine the Hard Drive cable needed replacement.
The longest part of the process was waiting for the replacement cable to be delivered. After viewing the "how to" . . .