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OS 10.5 - Oh no!! Huge Boot Camp problem.

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I've used Boot Camp multiple times with no problems, but today I installed my Windows XP copy again. Everything went alright, I installed all the things from the Leopard cd and now I have a problem. Every time I try to go back to my Mac partion, it doesn't boot. It just keeps doing the circle thing. I hold the Option key on start up and select my Mac partion and nothing happens. I have a lot of important stuff on it and don't want to lose any. Is there a solution?
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Are you sure that you have selected the right partition while installing Windows xp. If yes then try booting from the install DVD and set the boot partition to MAc.

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theres an update for boot camp drivers, probably won't help but worth to try
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If nothing else, don't forget about Target Disk Mode - hold down T while booting to turn your computer into an "external hard drive"

It's useful for recovering files.
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I just reinstalled the system folders or whatever and its fixed now. Still don't know what happened though :/
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