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Mac Folder with Question Mark

Perth Computer Repairs  have been repairing  Mac computers in the Perth area for over 10 years.

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Mac Folder with Question Mark

If you have ever seen the above screen on powering on your Mac then it indicates a valid operating system could not be found.

Upon booting up your computer, you are met with a dreaded sight – the folder with question mark icon. This symbolizes that your hard drive has not been detected, indicating potential issues ranging from a complete drive failure to a corrupt file system. In the worst-case scenario, your drive may have failed completely, rendering all data inaccessible until further action is taken. Alternatively, if the drive is failing and the file system is corrupt, it indicates that there may still be hope for recovery but immediate attention is required. On the other hand, if the drive itself is functioning properly but the file system has become corrupt, it suggests that there may be a chance of salvaging important files through repair or reformatting techniques. Regardless of the specific issue at hand, seeing the folder with question mark serves as a clear indication that professional assistance or troubleshooting measures are necessary to address and rectify these potentially serious problems effectively.

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