Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Glitch from Boot Camp?

    Member Since
    Jul 22, 2009
    Posts
    7
    Glitch from Boot Camp?
    So a while back I began the process of installing Windows via Boot Camp. I (being new with Macs) had some difficulty installing Windows after partitioning the hard drive and just put the process on hold. Since the hard drive was partitioned, I still had to hold the Alt/Option key during start up to select OSX or Windows. If I didn't hold this button, the (off-) white screen would load and then a black screen would appear and I would get a message saying there were no bootable devices and to install one (or something along those lines). At this point, I would hold the power key and restart holding the Alt/Option key to select OSX. In addition, when it went to the black screen, the Mac start-up tone wouldn't play. (If I held the button, it did play.)

    I recently decided to just get Parallels instead and uninstalled the partition via Boot Camp. I still have to deal with the same problem though, only now I only have the option of OSX. I don't usually restart my computer, but it is a nuisance. Any advice on how to stop this?

  2. #2
    Glitch from Boot Camp?
    chscag's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 23, 2008
    Location
    Fort Worth, Texas
    Posts
    45,247
    Specs:
    27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, Yosemite
    Use the Boot Camp assistant to remove the partition you created for Windows and never used. Applications -> Utilities -> Boot Camp Assistant.app. Select create partition, restore.

    Regards.

  3. #3
    Glitch from Boot Camp?

    Member Since
    Sep 09, 2009
    Location
    Down Under :D
    Posts
    5,484
    Specs:
    Back to my old 2.2GHz C2D MB after selling my MBP and wondering what my next Mac will be :)

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Boot camp software disappeared after removing boot camp partition
    By Metadopa in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-01-2012, 11:12 AM
  2. Repartitioning Boot Camp with Camp Tune
    By GRRunner in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 03-26-2010, 08:52 PM
  3. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-26-2009, 11:19 PM
  4. Parallels destroyed ability to boot windows via Boot Camp and virtually
    By nysus in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 07-09-2008, 03:51 PM
  5. is it better to play games on VMware running boot camp partition than boot camp?
    By mitch90 in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 07-09-2008, 02:21 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •