no destination volume for reinstall

Discussion in 'macOS' started by losalqb, Dec 9, 2007.

  1. losalqb macrumors newbie

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    Today I was installing windows xp on my new imac. I didn't read the boot camp instructions, thinking everything would be easy and self explanatory. However, I didn't know that xp had to have service pack 2. I think I overwrote osx on my computer. When I put in the install disc, it doesn't have a destination volume to install osx. Can anyone please help?
     
  2. losalqb thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I've been looking around and I think I should either repartition or erase the hdd. Does this sound right? I don't want to erase my whole computer if I don't have to.
     
  3. diamond.g macrumors 603

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    So you didn't install Windows? You should be able to hold down the option key during boot up to select your OS X partition.
     

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