Windows 7 installation screw up...Help

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  1. katdav, Jun 22, 2013
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    katdav macrumors newbie

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    Very stupidly I under duress I tried to install a windows 7 disk into my new imac, via boot camp, just because most of our software is serif! It came to a part that said remove disk and restart then reinsert disk....I have the external apple disc drive but disk would not eject and neither could I restart....so I shut down then restarted....now my screen says no dic found insert boot disk? HELP PLEASE, I'm crying here.....bluddy windows I hate it!!!
     
  2. simsaladimbamba

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    Upon restarting press down the OPTION/Alt key to get to the boot selection screen and choose your Macintosh HD to boot from. After that is done, use Boot Camp Assistant to remove the Windows partition and start anew.

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  3. Designed4Mac macrumors 6502

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    Try holding down alt key at start up. should bring up all bootable disks. Choose mac drive and you should be ok :)
     
  4. katdav thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Thank you will try it...hope the thread name is better lol xxx my keyboard, that came with the mac is a wireless one, does that matter? Xxx praying this will work, thank The Lord for this ipad!! To access you folks xxx
     
  5. katdav thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Phew...thanks so much, I'm back to normal, now will learn everything properly before I attempt this again, but before I try can you tell me how do I remove the partly installed windows 7 and please confirm that it is safe to install the windows 7 64 bit?? Xx thanks in advance before I attempt this again! :eek:
     

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