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My Macbook won't boot and, instead, displays a grey screen with a folder with a question mark.  From other discussions, it seems that the solution for this is to try to boot from the CD-ROM.  However, this computer was recently upgraded to Lion OSX f

My Macbook won't boot and, instead, displays a grey screen with a folder with a question mark. 
From other discussions, it seems that the solution for this is to try to boot from the CD-ROM.  However, this computer was recently upgraded to Lion OSX from the App Store.....so no CD-ROMs are available.
How can I resolve this issue?
Thanks in advance,
Tony

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You should be able to hold down the 'Command-R' key's at startup to boot into the Lion Recovery Partition.....run Disk Utility from there....
support.apple.com/kb/HT4718

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