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? on the screen, wont turn on

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My mac book seemed to crash and wont tuen on...the monitor is white and has a file and ? on it blinking...cant get it to reboot..is this serious ?
hard drive issue or is there a procedure to try and get it running again..there are no other noises such as clicking etc...

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Usualy its hard drive issue. find your dvd and boot from dvd (if you restart hold down c key) there you can access disk utility from utility menu and check hard drive.

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