View Full Version : Can't boot into Windows or Mac OS X

9th April 2008, 05:56 PM
Hi I'm having problem with my Operating System. I switch it off and turned it back on again then went into Windows and it didn't open so I switched it off and turned it back on again. Now I can't access both operating system. I've have files in OS X that i need, how would I go abouts rectifying the problem. I have tried going into safe mode but the screen just recycles.

9th April 2008, 06:06 PM
Boot up holding down the 'option' key.

Choose OS X.

Once OS X has booted, open System Preferences > Startup Disk > Click the drive labelled 'Mac OS 10.5', or something like it.

Exit System Prefs. Enjoy.

9th April 2008, 06:13 PM
Um I can't access both OS i have clearly stated that

9th April 2008, 06:25 PM
Have you tried to start up from OS X instal disK

9th April 2008, 06:33 PM
yeap I have i guess I'll have to reinstall it again because it refuses to repair Leopard. Will it conflict if I install two OS on one macbook and get rid of the corrupted OS later on?

9th April 2008, 06:41 PM
start up from the disk and go to the apple menu
disk utility and try to repair permissions first before you do reinstall

9th April 2008, 06:51 PM
nope repair does not work i'm just going to reinstall the mac leopard and erase the partition.