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Experience:  10 years of systems administration experience in mixed Mac and Windows environments
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just updated windows xp (boot camp) on my macbook and windows

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just updated windows xp (boot camp) on my macbook and windows will not start, can't get to boot camp to restart in osx, how do i sort this? it wont even go in safe mode!
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Pat replied 7 years ago.
Do you have your OS X install cd handy?
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

no its at my parents house can get it 2moz!

Expert:  Pat replied 7 years ago.
Is that 2 months? You should really keep the disk with you. Do you have any friends who use Macs? (This is partially why you should convert all your friends to Mac...)
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

not 2 months, tomorrow!

Expert:  Pat replied 7 years ago.
Ahh, ok. Boot the computer from that disk and run disk utility. It may detect the problem and repair it.
Customer: replied 7 years ago.
disc 1 or 2?
Expert:  Pat replied 7 years ago.
Disc 1. If you have upgraded your operating system from the version it came with, make sure you use the upgrade DVD. I.e. if your Mac came with 10.5 but you are running 10.6, you need to use the 10.6 upgrade disc to run disk utility.
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