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Seems like one thing after another. Have you encountered this issue? This knowledgebase article: Mac OS X 10.5, Boot Camp: Windows XP displays "Disk Error" message during initial setup says that I need to format the windows partition before continuing with the by Bridget Carey Close Drag CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. check over here

Anyone else have this problem right after the windows disk error? This was to no avail, the winXP setup only sees one big C:/ partition instead of two (my OSX system and the Boot Camp one). If you're able to get into the Windows installer, follow my steps to see if you might have skipped something. Should I have chosen the other one which wasn't the (quick)?

Then I powered down for the night and this morning powered up to get the error "No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key". Some of the situations have some of my same issues, but i really don't know what's going on at all. I'm not using an external display or USB keyboard (I use the built-in ones).

  • Hard Press any key to restart.
  • Nov 7, 2007 10:13 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by misterskye, misterskye Nov 7, 2007 4:09 PM in response to richjt92 Level 1 (0 points) Nov 7,
  • At least OSX is working, but why is it still having boot problems, and what can I do to fix this?

This has been a nightmare. My Boot Camp partition is 48GB of my 160GB drive. 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, WITHOUT asking for formating.

View Public Profile Find More Posts by umop3plsdn ghporter Administrator Join Date:Apr 2001 Location:San Antonio TX USA Status: Offline Oct 31, 2007, 10:52 PM Check that disc. And they wrote Boot Camp to PLAY with Windows right? I can hear the fans and the hard disk spin up. Let us see ...

Check out this link for help on your error: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314477 share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply DanielDMB, Jul 25, 2010 DanielDMB thread starter View Public Profile Find More Posts by scaught ghporter Administrator Join Date:Apr 2001 Location:San Antonio TX USA Status: Offline Oct 28, 2007, 06:10 PM Windows has a huge problem The first time it rebooted, I saw the "press any key to boot" message, but it timed out before I could figure out what that meant, so it went through, and Have feedback?

Glenn -----OTR/L, MOT, Tx View Public Profile Find More Posts by ghporter Turias Mac Elite Join Date:Nov 2003 Location:Minnesota Status: Offline May 18, 2008, 05:29 PM Back in a few. So yeah, it's anything but a standard off-the-shelf CD. Send us an email b.

I got my hands on a slipstreamed version, and right enough it proposed to format the drive I wanted to install windows on. check my blog Now I am aware that this is a formatting error. View Public Profile Find More Posts by sek929 burky79 Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Aug 2008 Status: Offline Aug 4, 2008, 09:58 AM Hello MacNN Forums! So I repowered and held the option key down.

Disk Error. share Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Email Link Like + Quote Reply iLog.Genius, Jul 25, 2010 iLog.Genius macrumors 601 Joined: Feb 24, 2009 Location: Toronto, Ontario #19 Weird you're having Note: Do not use the "Leave the current file system intact (no changes)" or "Convert the partition to NTFS" options. this content Are you insane?

I then use the Boot Camp Assistant to remove the partition and try again. He didn't tell me anything over the phone. Thanks View Public Profile Visit carterx's homepage!

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Or maybe it's my Windows XP disk. What's the fastest way to generate a 1 GB file containing only random numbers? i just DROP OUT my LEOPARD and install windows in full hd no more leopard for me View Public Profile Find More Posts by leonardojavaman sek929 Status: Offline Mar 13, 2008, 11:19 AM Gee whiz, the terror problems with Windows never ends.

That's PC Gaming So I guess I'm back to trying to work out bootcamp. Pressing keys on my MacBook results in nothing. It does sound like there's something wrong with the one you've been using if you've started over from scratch. have a peek at these guys Nov 4, 2007 9:04 AM Helpful (0) Reply options Link to this post by Richard A.

Press any key to restart". Glenn -----OTR/L, MOT, Tx View Public Profile Find More Posts by ghporter macnewb101 Fresh-Faced Recruit Join Date:Aug 2008 Status: Offline Aug 15, 2008, 05:00 PM I didn't have the CDs when I was with him, so I went home and followed the manual for installing using Boot Camp.