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Quickly FIX the Grey Flashing Folder Question Mark on Apple Mac πŸš€

All the steps to fix the Grey Screen Flashing Question Mark folder during mac startup…

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0:00 Intro
0:50 Basic Check Screen Brightness
1:05 Reset PRAM NVRAM
1:57 Check Bootable Drive
3:00 Repair Your Hard Drive HD
3:51 Recovery Mode + Time Machine Drive
4:09 Disk Utility
5:07 Re-Install Mac OS
7:08 MUST DO Final Tip – Closing thoughts


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  1. by far the most useful video that actually allowed me to get somewhere. I read tons of other articles but none of them mentioned pressing the keys BEFORE turning the laptop on. Haven't fixed it yet but at least now it's a spinning globe instead of a flashing grey question mark folder.

  2. ive searched far and wide, finally came across your video and WE ARE BACK UP AND RUNNING πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰ THANK YOU

  3. bro i accidentally delete the macOS now i don't have OS on my mac i try to boot on transmac version 10.7.5 it's not working now i tried sierra 10.12 it's now working again it not shows my bootable macos on option boot. my previous version is high sierra. what should i do. when i click partition on disk utility on recovery mode it always exit i tried to first aid it all

  4. Hi. I don’t understand, you say « make sure it’s on Mac OS extended « . But everywhere else they say chose APFS for SSD ( some say it doesn’t matter what you chose).

  5. The PR and command hold worked! Dude, you saved me from missing a paper due tonight. Never would’ve known how to turn this back on. I thank you!

  6. None these are helps me..its just shows me -1008F

  7. After erasing the disk, I encountered a setback during the installation process as I received an error message indicating that my installer was corrupted. I had downloaded the image from the official Apple website with the intention of using a USB thumb drive for installation. Consequently, I find myself in a predicament where my hard disk is empty, and I am unable to install any software. The only thing I can see on my screen is a flashing folder, indicating the absence of any viable operating system.

  8. Thank you! This video helped fix my bf Mac. He was getting agitated πŸ˜…

  9. Can I dm you on instagram

  10. im in the sipping globe however my mouse wont move once i’m there. i’m able to use the keyboard arrow keys and move it like that but not my trackpad. A moment ago it was functioning just fine then i arrived here and was no longer responsive. anyone know what i can do?

  11. Hi !!! Pls help within the check bookable drive I've got no drive options at all, just an internal reboot with in Internet, ive gone though your whole video and some others and nothings working

  12. hey guys, try to name ur drive to β€œmacintosh HD” and then switch the format back to APFS, try to reinstall

  13. so when i click on the reinstall, nothing pops up for me.

  14. Hi, thanks for sharing the experience. With 'cmd R', I can move forward until see the window 'macOS Utilities'. There, I choose 'Disk Utility' but the button 'Continue' doesn't work. Please help me what to do, thanks.

  15. The recovery server could not be contacted is what i got

  16. None of the comments works for me they simply doesn’t work at all nothing happened does anybody know what to do please help

  17. What is that you have downloaded onto the external hard drive? Because I’m having the same trouble connecting to Wi-Fi

  18. It worked for me, and the OS downloaded, but I can't agree to the terms and conditions to finish the setup

  19. No drive is showing on bootup manager but showing in disk utility also tried bootable usb it also not showing on bootup menu

  20. just gets stuck on the spinning globe from internet recovery for like 30 minutes then overheats and shuts down. IDK what to do at this point

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