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I decided to try boot camp and went ahead and installed xp. XP loaded fine but now everytime I start up my macbook, XP loads automatically. I can't access OS X anymore! I don't know what to do and have already accepted that my data may already be lost. I've tried booting the computer with the OS X and XP cd to no avail. I just want OS X back, what should I do?

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Whew, held the option key during start up and loaded up OS X.

Now I'm afraid to continue trying Boot Camp and want to stick with OS X...
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Does anyone know why XP starts up automatically instead of a prompt for me to choose OS X or XP?

Also, I installed the Mac drivers cd I burned from the assistant, but it had a few errors. The main problem is there is no driver for the ethernet adapter so I can't log on to the internet...help?
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The prompt only comes up if you hold down Option. You must have set the default boot volume to Windows in System Preferences -> Startup Disk

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The prompt only comes up if you hold down Option. You must have set the default boot volume to Windows in System Preferences -> Startup Disk
That fixed it:black:
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Anyone have an XP cd with SP2 they're willing to sell?
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