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Hi,

I've just tried using Bootcamp to install Windows 7 to run alongside OS X on my new MacBook but I think I've accidentally deleted the OS X partition (not the partition itself, that's still there, but when I go into disk management it says my old OS X partition has 100% free space and when I boot my MacBook Windows 7 is the only operating system I can boot).

So what I'm left with is a 32 GB partition on my MacBook with Windows 7 on it (which I'm using to post this now), and an 80 GBish partition which contained OS X before but is now apparently empty.

How can I get the OS X operating system back on my MacBook?

I have the Mac OS X install discs that came with my MacBook but I really don't know what to do now beacuse I'm not exactly a computer whizz...

I hope I'm making some sense and would appreciate any advice,

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ACL
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Hopefully you backed up your Mac partition before you tried to install Win 7 with Bootcamp.

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