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OS 10.5 - Mac Wont Boot - Changed startup disk


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hi,

I have just recently bought a new mac computer.

Using bootcamp I tried installing windows xp on a seperate partion. The window xp installation then required a reboot but when it rebooted it started up mac. So I went to preferences and click restart bootcamp, windows disk. Now when I turn the computer on it makes the start up chime/sound then goes to a black screen saying:

disk error
press any key to restart

none of the keys do anything so I have to hold down the power on button to turn the computer off.

How do I get mac to boot up!!!!?

Thanks Heaps!!!!!
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Reboot the machine holding down the Option key. Select OS X to startup. After getting into OS X, go to System Preferences, Startup, and select OS X to start.

What kind of XP disk did you use to install? It sounds as if you might not have used a version of XP that will work with Boot Camp.

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