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    imac Startup

    Upon initial power up, the only screen I see is a blank screen with a flashing icon of a folder with a question mark in the centre
    Has anyone seen this before?
    Does anyone know how to fix it?
    I have attached a picture of the screen
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    A folder with a flashing question mark means that your startup disk could not be found or doesn't contain a working OSX operating system.

    Take a look here : https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204323
    'Deep Thought' - Mac Mini Late 2018- macOS Catalina (10.15.6)
    'Marvin' - Mac Mini Late 2014 - macOS Catalina (10.15.6)
    'Orac' - MacBook Pro 13" Mid 2012 - macOS Catalina (10.15.6)

    iPhone 11 - iOS 13.6
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