13 inch MacBook Air grey folder with question mark problem

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by 27imac, Aug 15, 2013.

  1. 27imac macrumors newbie

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    Yes I have a 13inch late 2009 MacBook Air the problem I'm having is that it's just start showing a grey folder with a question mark i read on line that it could be trying to find the software but can't what I want to know is since this computer does not have a disc drive how can I restore software can I use a flash drive need help figure this out really need my laptop thanks
     
  2. magbarn macrumors 68000

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    Sounds like your SSD has gone bad or has been erased. You're going to need to make a USB boot disk with a functional mac.
     
  3. newdeal macrumors 68020

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    This^
     
  4. 27imac thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Ok magbarn thanks how do I go about making a USB boot disk I have a 27inch iMac
     
  5. magbarn macrumors 68000

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    Are you running Lion or Mountain Lion?
    If so go here.
     
  6. 27imac thread starter macrumors newbie

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    ok magbarn thanks i found a video on youtube that showed me
     

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