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    I installed windows on my mac. But now just start wall ways on windows 7. How can I select my OS i want? thanks!

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    Reboot the machine. As soon as you hear the chime, hold down the OPTION key. You can select which OS to boot from that screen. Or, if you wish open System Preferences, Startup Disk, and select the default OS to boot from.

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    G'day and welcome to the forums.

    If you burned drivers to CD prior to installing Windows, and run the CD in Windows, in Windows 7 there should be access to the Bootcamp Control Panel where you can opt to restart in Mac OS X. Usually in the bottom bar beside internet connection and messages icon. May be in the unused icons, a little upside down triangular icon.
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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