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Bootcamp startup disk broken

Discussion in 'Apple Mac' started by godager, Dec 7, 2011.

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  1. godager

    godager Thread Starter

    Dec 7, 2011
    I've broken Bootcamp after foolishly attempting to add another partition on Lion (to install Snow Leopard, to run Quicken 2007). Now I can't boot into Windows (the option isn't there). Interestingly, I can access it via Parallels, but there are times I need to be in native mode. Any ideas on how to fix it? I tried booting off the Windows 7 install CD, per another closed discussion here, but when I get to the repair screen, it gives me an error that the system isn't the right version to repair. Odd, in that it's the system that was installed off that very disk, though it has been updated via MS patches over the last year.

    Any help in a way to not have to reinstall everything?

  2. Headrush


    Feb 9, 2005
    If I was you, I would check out refit: http://refit.sourceforge.net/

    This should allow you to get to the point where you can see and multiple multiple OSes, not just OS X and bootcamp.
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