Vista Ultimate Installed Windows bootloader over OSX's

Discussion in 'Windows, Linux & Others on the Mac' started by P Dubbs, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. P Dubbs macrumors newbie

    Sep 25, 2008
    So I was going through Bootcamp to load in Vista, and somewhere along the line I screwed up the partition in the Vista installation and now everytime I restart my system, it boots to windows. I deleted the Bootcamp partition, and it still tries to load to windows that doesn't exist, so it prompts me to insert the system disk. I have to hold option down in order to boot into OSX, and it is the only partition that comes up.

    I will at another point do Bootcamp again, this is actually the third time I've done it only this time it didn't work, but I just want to get back to Leopard only.

    BTW, I'm on a MBP 15" 2.33 GHz running Leopard 10.5.5.
  2. xUKHCx Administrator emeritus


    Jan 15, 2006
    The Kop
    Press cmd+opt+p+r on boot, it resets the PRAM which stores the default boot location

    Or if you are already in OS X then go to System Preferences - Startup Disk and select OS X in there.

    edit: And welcome to the forums :)
  3. P Dubbs thread starter macrumors newbie

    Sep 25, 2008

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