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    Please help I was trying to had windows to my mac and now on startup it just keeps trying to boot up from disk and when I hold down option only the windows disc come up and no partitions. Can anyone advise how i can get the osx software to show up as my system will currently not boot up at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dickypemb2344 View Post
    Please help I was trying to had windows to my mac and now on startup it just keeps trying to boot up from disk and when I hold down option only the windows disc come up and no partitions. Can anyone advise how i can get the osx software to show up as my system will currently not boot up at all.
    try here may help if you used bootcamp..osx after windows install.txt
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    It will not allow me to go into recovery mode it just keeps attempting to boot up from disk.
    Then says disk error press any key to continue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dickypemb2344 View Post
    It will not allow me to go into recovery mode it just keeps attempting to boot up from disk.
    Then says disk error press any key to continue.

    read the whole tread because i belive you can boot from bootable usb....see..

    Alternatively you may start from a bootable installer thumb drive (Mavericks or Yosemite) or a thumb drive containing a full system (Mavericks or Yosemite).

    just a thought

    it may or maynot help you but worth a look....
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    Hi there, are you still having this issue? Sounds like you killed your Mac's partition. You're going to need to repartition & reinstall.If you can't use Command R, use another Mac to build a bootable USB stick.

    Good luck.
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    Please help I was trying to had windows to my mac and now on startup it just keeps trying to boot up from disk and when I hold down option only the windows disc come up and no partitions. Can anyone advise how i can get the osx software to show up as my system will currently not boot up at all.

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    My money is on the hardrive. Sounds like it has failed. Could be wrong.

 

 

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