My MacBook just has a white screen and a flashing file with a question mark. Please help:(

I don't really understand what's happening, but I tried to update the software. Then all these codes appeared on the screen so I help down alt, command and R and it then reset and now it's just a white screen with a flashing file and questionmark. Please help.

That is a sign that the MBA cannot locate the OSX.  The storage drive may be damaged.
LaurenDavie123 wrote:
I help down alt, command and R and it then reset a
What exactly did your reset? 
Ciao.

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