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Experience:  Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), 9+ Years of Experience in troubleshooting Macs, iPhone, iPad, iPod etc
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Why wont Boot Camp stop trying to install Windows even after

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Why won't Boot Camp stop trying to install Windows even after I have already installed it? It restarts the computer than opens up Windows Set-up and if I try to eject the disc, it says "Disc Read Error, Insert disc to continue." I can't even restart it to OS X.
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Ashik replied 6 years ago.
Hi My name isXXXXX hope i can help you

Are you sure you installed Windows ? I mean, did you successfully logged into Windows desktop once you installed Windows ?
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
No it did not, but it went through the entire install and at the end said restarting the computer.
Expert:  Ashik replied 6 years ago.
What happens when you insert the Windows disk and continue after the restart ?

Are you sure installed Windows in correct way ?

Which version of Windows are you trying to install ? (Windows XP, Vista or 7)
Customer: replied 6 years ago.
I'm installing Windows XP Service Pack 3. I'm pretty sure it was installed properly, when I get back to setup the space available on the drive has decreased. I would like to be able to get either to the OS X or XP desktop.
Expert:  Ashik replied 6 years ago.
May be the installation process goes wrong. I think it'd better to remove XP and then do a fresh install.

  1. Restart the computer and immediately hold down the Option key after the chime sound.
  2. The Startup Manager will appears on the screen, select a Mac OS X (Macintosh HD) volume and press return key.
  3. This should boot into Mac OS X desktop.
  4. Open Boot Camp Assistant and select Create or Remove a Windows Partition and click Restore. This should restore the partition. Close Boot Camp Assistant.
  5. Open Boot Camp Assistant again and create a Windows partition.
  6. Then insert the Windows XP installation disks and start installation.
  7. Install Windows and see if it still giving you problems..

Let me know how it goes..
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