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New partition destroyed bootcamp bootup

I was happily using bootcamp on my mac to run Windows 7. I then decided to create a shared exFAT partition on the drive as well to share files between the systems. After I did this, windows won't boot ...
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MacBook Pro 8,1 triple boot, rEFIt not showing, Mac only boots on windows

I'm new to Mac multi booting. I've just installed a triple boot (OS X Mountain Lion + Ubuntu 12.04 + Windows 7 Ultimate) on my MacBook Pro 8,1. Everything went more or less right. I had the rEFIt ...
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OSX, Bootcamp, rEFIt, Win7, Win8 and MBRs, oh my

So, in my infinite wisdom, I decided to repartition one of the drives in my late-2011 15" Macbook Pro to install Windows 8. I have: 240GB SSD - Win7 and OSX boot/OS partitions, plus new FAT ...
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How to install Windows 7 on a MacBook with HDDs and no optical drive, without rEFIt

I just removed the SuperDrive on my MacBook Pro and replaced it with an SSD. So now my laptop has a SSD, and a HDD, but no optical drive. I have Lion on the SSD and I want to install Windows 7 on the ...
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OS X Boot extremely slow after installing boot camp (XP)

I just installed bootcamp on my 2010 13" MBP, running 10.6. However, after doing the bootcamp, I have extremely slow boot for my OS X partition, and when I verified the disk in Disk Utility (from a ...
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rEFIt gives me a “Boot Legacy OS from HD” option when I have only Max OS X after erasing my Boot Camp partition

I used the Boot Camp Assistant app on Mac OS 10.6.4 to create another partition. Then I erased the partition with Disk Utility instead of using Boot Camp Assistant to erase it. Now rEFIt gives me the ...
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Installing rEFIt once Boot Camp is working

I have a Mac OS X - Windows 7 setup working with Boot Camp. Is it safe to install rEFIt? Will it work?