bootcamp deleted mac os x no recovery disk

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  1. bignate94 macrumors newbie

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    i think bootcamp deleted my partition of os x when i try to boot back in os x its not there. i tried powering off and powering back on while holding the option key and only the windows drive shows up. how can i get os x back? i dont have a install disk either.

    Please Help!
     
  2. benguild macrumors 6502a

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    It sounds like you must have deleted one of the partitions while using the Windows installer. :(
     
  3. bignate94 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    i most likely did but the problem is i dont have a install disk of OS X nor another mac to use to copy a version of OS X to make a usb or install disk.
     
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  5. bignate94 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    havent tried that yet... let try that and see what happens.
     
  6. bignate94 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    nope still nothing. i just tried it a couple of times and every time it boots right back up into Windows 7.
     
  7. T5BRICK macrumors 604

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    What year MBP are you using?
     
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  9. T5BRICK macrumors 604

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    Only 2010 and later models can use Internet recovery. You'll have to use a bootable USB restore drive.
     
  10. bignate94 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    okay so ill have to find someone with a mac to do that right? or is it possible to make a usb install of the mac os on windows?
     
  11. T5BRICK macrumors 604

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    No, and it needs to be a Mac running 10.7 or 10.8, depending on which version of OSX you're trying to restore.
     
  12. bignate94 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    okay, thanks. i at least know to do that. haha
     
  13. T5BRICK macrumors 604

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    I imagine if you were to take it into an Apple store they'd be able to help you out.
     
  14. bignate94 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    yea if i cant install it thats what ill probably just do.
     

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