Question about Apple MacBook 13"White /2.0Ghz Intel Core2 Duo White/2GB (2x1gb)/80GB/SuperDrive (Z0DT) Mac Notebook

1 Answer

Hi, When I switch my MacBook on, I can see a ? mark appears on the screen and that's all it would not any further than that. Can you advice please?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Habit-Forming:

    Visited the website for 3 consecutive days.

    Corporal:

    An expert that hasĀ over 10 points.

  • Contributor
  • 13 Answers

Hmm, seems it can't find the OS to boot (start up) from.
Possible yr hard drive got disconnected some way? That would cause this...

Otherwise:
If you have a boot-able CD/DVD, try starting with that (hold the 'C' key down while starting up, which tells it to boot from the CD/DVD drive).

If that boots OK, you may need to reinstall the Mac OS, (which, vs Windows, will not destroy the world as you know it on yr Mac)

Helpful?

Posted on Mar 23, 2011

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

When I start the macbook a flashing file folder symbol with a question mark appears in the middle of the screen and does not load any further. What do I do?


I had a similar issue and I could not fix it even after several attempts. I called
The Best Pc Doctor Team and they fixed it for me.I happened to know about them on
the internet.Their support was wonderful.I am including their contact details here.
www.thebestpcdoctor.com
877 407 9229(Toll free)

Sep 20, 2011 | Apple MacBook 13"White /2.0Ghz Intel Core2...

1 Answer

Flashng question mark on my macbook pro 13" when starting up,dont have any discs to aid recovery


Hi,
Welcome to Fixya. If you have a flashing question mark on the screen please follow the steps on the link below.
Flashing Question Mark Fix
Please let me know what happen. Thanks for using Fixya.

Aug 18, 2011 | Apple MacBook 13"White /2.0Ghz Intel Core2...

1 Answer

Were is my wi fi application on my computer


My Toshiba Satellite has a little on off switch in the front just below the power lights, the actual wifi adapter is located inside the computer, but you can look in the control panel, click on system, then click device manager on left side of screen at top open that up and go to net work adapter and click the little + mark to expand and it should list your wifi adapter there if it is installed.

Hope that helps and please do not hesitate to ask for further advice and please rate/score, etc.. the advice I gave..

Stormi

Nov 15, 2010 | Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 Notebook

1 Answer

Hello; when i trun on my macbook the screen did not show the table which has safari and msn and all the programs? can any one help me plz?


I think you mean the Dock at the bottom of your screen with program icons on it, right?

If so, move your mouse all the way to the very bottom of the screen. Your Dock should appear. It may be set to hide automatically.

If you don't want it to hide, click on the Apple menu (in the top, left corner of your screen), then click "System Preferences". Next click "Dock". Finally, click the button to the left of where it says "Automatically show and hide the Dock." That should get rid of the check mark that is there and stop your Dock from hiding.

Good luck!
Please rate me if this solves your problem. Please let us know if it doesn't work so we can give you further assistance.
Bot

Jun 29, 2010 | Apple 13-inch MacBook - Intel 2.0GHz Intel...

1 Answer

I have a macbook laptop with damaged dvd cd drive. I am getting a white screen and folder with a question mark when i start up computer. What is the problem and how do i fix it?


The folder with the question mark indicates that the computer is unable to boot (start) from the hard drive. I would ordinarily tell you to put in your system disc and boot from it to use Disk Utility to fix your drive. But you say your DVD burner is broken.

1. Hold down the power button to turn off your machine.
2. Hold down Command and S together and press the power button to turn the machine back on.
3. It will boot to a black screen with white text. Once it gets done, type

fsck -fy

and press the Return key. This will check and hopefully fix your drive.
4. Once it's done, it will either say, "This disk appears to be okay." (or something like that, or "File system has been modified." If it says that the file system has been modified, return to step 3 and type fsck -fy again (and then press Return).
5. Once you see the message that the disk appears to be okay, type

reboot

and press the return key.

Hopefully your machine will boot up successfully. If so, please leave a comment so we know it worked (and please give me a good rating). If not, leave a comment with details and we'll try something else.

Good luck!

Bot

May 21, 2010 | Apple MacBook 13"White /2.0Ghz Intel Core2...

2 Answers

Macbook won't start!


that normally happend when the macbook do not find the software you can read this apple post http://support.apple.com/kb/TS1440

Jun 24, 2009 | Apple MacBook 13"White /2.0Ghz Intel Core2...

1 Answer

When I start my macbook a blue screen appears with a folder with a ? mark in it flashing


That message means that it can't find the start up folder and or your hard drive has crashed.

If you insert your OS disk or a copy of Disk Warrior you can boot to the cd / dvd by holding down the "C" key and then powering up the Macbook.

Let me know if you have that OS cd and then we'll go from there.

Jun 13, 2009 | Apple MacBook PC Notebook

2 Answers

Intel Macbook Flashing Folder, wont boot DVD


Hi yeddi,333,

You say you originally booted into what you assumed was the install screen and tried to install from disks - then you later mention borrowed 10.5 disks - - was this one set of disks or two?

Unless those install disks (esp. the 10.5 disks) were for that version of MacBook, they likely won't work - different chip-sets from MacBookPro, iMac, etc. You'll need to either get the right recovery disks, or find someone who is able to re-image your computer via Target Disk Mode or using NetRestore, or some similar software product. If you don't have these resources, it's likely fastest/easiest to get the right install/recovery disks from Apple - - since they already sold the OS with that computer, you can maybe get a recovery done by them - - I'd call and ask.

Also - - does this MacBook have AppleCare (3 year extended warranty) - - if so, see if you can exercise that for actual hands-on assistance.

I'd also be sure that the hard drive was properly replaced and is actually working - - why was it replaced originally?

You're probably going to need to contact Apple for some assistance - go to this site to schedule phone support.

http://www.apple.com/support/expert/

or go into your nearest Apple store and show it to one of the "geniuses" at their tech support desk.

If I can be of further assistance, or if you have questions about any of my response(s), please let me know before rating me.

If this solves the issue, please rate it accordingly. My goal is to earn a "FixYa" rating from everyone I help.

Thanks for using Fixya.com,

Jon

Feb 21, 2009 | Apple MacBook 13"White /2.0Ghz Intel Core2...

1 Answer

My MacBook will not boot up


go to bios setup load optimal defaults.
then save.

Nov 12, 2008 | Apple MacBook Pro Laptop Computer with...

Not finding what you are looking for?
Apple MacBook 13"White /2.0Ghz Intel Core2 Duo White/2GB (2x1gb)/80GB/SuperDrive (Z0DT) Mac Notebook Logo

56 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Apple Computers & Internet Experts

paulcarew

Level 3 Expert

2460 Answers

Martin Buck
Martin Buck

Level 2 Expert

82 Answers

Paul Bade

Level 3 Expert

1536 Answers

Are you an Apple Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...