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Hi,
I have uploaded 64 bit Windows 7 on my iMAC using Bootcamp. The installation happened succesfully but now whenever i switch on my MAC it automatically logs onto Windows. It does not show me any option to etither log into windows or MAC OSx.

I want to keep OSx as my master OS and use windows only when necessary.

Please help me on how to log into Leopard now.

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When you turn on your Mac from a shutdown hold down the "alt" key just after you hear the startup chime, this will then give you the option to boot into OS X or Windows 7

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Hi Simon, it worked ... thanks...


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No problem at all

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In system preferences > startup disk you can choose which partition (either osx or windows) to start up as default, so you don't have to hold down the option key every time you reboot.
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The same Control Panel is available in Windows as well. Choose your default startup disk and reboot.
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