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Support Apple Support Communities Shop the Apple Online Store (1-800-MY-APPLE), visit an Apple Retail Store, or find a reseller. and deleted the 2 (I haven't figured that out yet...) Windows partitions. If it does you will need to recreate the XP Pro w/ SP2 disk without this file. I am getting really tired of restarting my iMAC 27" (late 2009) 2-3 times everytime it's powered on. have a peek here

Usually there is a different button you need to press on the screen that asks you to choose which partition to install onto. View Public Profile Find More Posts by umop3plsdn ghporter Administrator Join Date:Apr 2001 Location:San Antonio TX USA Status: Offline Oct 31, 2007, 09:52 PM Check that disc. Unable to install Windows XP. Some "Hal.dll is corrupt" message appears after the first reboot.

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A disk read error occurred Press ctrl+alt+del to restart or they hang at a blank grey screen. Seriously-I've fixed a number of pressed Windows discs that just wouldn't read by burning a copy to a CD-R. edit: Just tried again with wireless keyboard off and just the USB keyboard plugged in. Is there an in-game explanation for the increase in the number of Pokemon between generations?

First of all, to everyone, just for the sake of science, I would try to just install Windows, use the WHOLE disk for windows...see what happens......if that works (and it might) I have a wireless keyboard so I plugged in a USB one to "press any key to restart" and it didn't do anything. simple solution: make bootcamp partition slightlz less than 32GB this gives the option to format it in FAT format using the windows installer. Depending on your settings, you may need to restart to see the result.

The process as I understand how booting to windows works (correct me if i'm wrong) POST > EFI > BIOS > MBR >WINDOWS . Glenn -----OTR/L, MOT, Tx View Public Profile Find More Posts by ghporter scaught Addicted to MacNN Join Date:Jan 2001 Location:detroit,mi,usa Status: Offline Oct 29, 2007, To get back, I have to unplug from AC power and remove the battery, and rebooting the machine again pressing the Option key and selecting my Mac OS X partition. Follow the instructions until it asks you to insert an authentic Windows XP installer (Vista?

Back to top Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Back to Boot Camp 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear share|improve this answer answered Aug 6 '10 at 22:05 erikvold 1,22483858 add a comment| You must log in to answer this question. It must have been the disc. Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by polgonzales, polgonzales Nov 27, 2007 4:15 AM in response to Yeti man Level 1 (0 points) Nov 27, 2007 4:15 AM in

As soon as I hit enter on the screen where it asks which volume I want to install on, it goes straight into the install!Any ideas? navigate here Good luck! What OEM media are you talking about? Solution After creating a Windows partition in Boot Camp 2.0 in Mac OS X 10.5, reboot from the Windows XP installer CD.

View Public Profile Find More Posts by sek929 burky79 Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Aug 2008 Status: Offline Aug 4, 2008, 08:58 AM Hello MacNN Forums! Been there, done that too. Any other idears? Check This Out Most Liked Posts StopStand, Feb 26, 2008 StopStand macrumors newbie Joined: Sep 8, 2007 #1 So I'm able to partition, and it would seem install Windows XP Pro on my MB.

When you install XP (SP2) and it prompts you to format, choose "Quick Format" option and your install should go fine. View Public Profile Find More Posts by Turias OnTheKeys Forum Regular Join Date:Nov 2006 Location:Cruise Ships Status: Offline May 20, 2008, 02:13 PM I had the same problem, then Voch I was having this very issue with my BootCamp install with the "Disk Error Press any key to restart" but "by having the Windows XP installer format the partition NTFS

Seems like a problem with the MBR finding windows boot files.

I do have exactly the same problem! share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply ill0gical0ne, Feb 26, 2008 ill0gical0ne macrumors 6502 Joined: Jun 17, 2007 #2 I had the same problem with Advertise on MacRumors Our Staff Arnold Kim Editorial Director Email • Twitter Eric Slivka Editor in Chief Email • Twitter Juli Clover Editor Email • Twitter Joe Rossignol Editor Email • However the windows side takes a couple of reboots to actually work.

Unfortunately when I talked to Apple, I was on direct support with one of the higher ups, he even gave me his direct number and we talked for weeks, He told But it's up to you-not seeing those original files won't hurt anything at all. Choose the basic Safe Mode and let the boot process continue-it'll be longer than normal and pretty verbose on screen. this contact form So yeah, it's anything but a standard off-the-shelf CD.

I can hear the fans and the hard disk spin up. Experiencing problems? Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Sooo.

I've reformatted the machine with OSX 10.5 on a Mac OS Extended (Journaled). Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube LinkedIn Tumblr Pinterest Newsletters RSS Skip navigationDoIT Help Desk Knowledgebase Contact UsMyUWDoITDirectoryDoIT Help DeskTop DocumentsNewest DocumentsWork at the Help DeskDoIT TechStoreSearch term Select site/topicAll TopicsBusiness Systems Consolidated Let us know a. It seems that something little by little is getting fixed and then it breaks.

Rebooted (manually, of course) twice more, whilst holding down the "option" key. MacNN Forums! and Windows XP are no longer supported by the Help Desk. 10.5 boot camp windows xp disk error apple. View Public Profile Find More Posts by scaught ghporter Administrator Join Date:Apr 2001 Location:San Antonio TX USA Status: Offline Oct 28, 2007, 05:10 PM Windows has a huge problem

all the best View Public Profile Find More Posts by weebeast ghporter Administrator Join Date:Apr 2001 Location:San Antonio TX USA Status: Offline Apr 29, 2008, 08:58 It never prompts me to format the Boot Camp partition. What did work was starting back in Tiger, installing windows with bootcamp beta 1.4 (mirrors are available online hint: google), and then moving to Leopard. This should solve the problem View Public Profile Find More Posts by Jaydee53 burky79 Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Aug 2008 Status: Offline Aug 7, 2008, 06:03 PM

Sometimes it stops with the grey screen, sometimes it says "a disk read error occured" press ctrl alt delete to restart or something, power button only solution. I know because I let it sit there for a while when I went out to lunch. Status: Offline Mar 13, 2008, 10:19 AM Gee whiz, the terror problems with Windows never ends.