My computer won't boot, i'm getting a folder with ? on it
My computer won't boot, I'm getting a folder with ? on it. The bottom of the computer seems very hot.
Your computer can't find an operating system. Try booting with your operating system disk. If successful run drive repair and see if that clears up your problem. If not you may have to reinstall your operating system. If unable to do so you probably have a bad hard drive. Ralph
This indicates that some critical OS files cannot be found, or a corrupted OS or maybe even (as mayer says)a HD failure.
Try replacing the SATA cable. It costs about 50 usd direct from foxconn