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Windows 7: OSX and Windows 7 Dual Boot

19 Mar 2010   #101
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shouvik View Post
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1. In disk management, assign a drive letter for your 200MB hidden partition.
Could you please tell me how to do that!
Right click on the System Reserved (200 MB or 100 MB) , select "change drive letters and paths" and the next window click "add", you would be able to add a drive letter.

But about the rest of the os x installation on a pc, all of my stories are of damn failures. According to insanelymac, my hardware is ok , but either they are cheating, making it believe an impossible .... or my bad luck


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20 Mar 2010   #102
proteched

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 bit
 
 
How?

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by limneos View Post
Hello pmcgarr

I have dual boot W7 and OSX 10.5.6.

All you need to do is first , install W7. Then, create a new partition for your osx within W7 , format it as fat32 or ntfs and set to to be "active".

Then run the osx installation and before you start the install, go to Utilities and "disk utility" , select the partition you created from W7 and format it as Journaled (don't delete it!).

Then, install as you would normally, selecting this partition as your installation target. (don't forget to customize your OSX installation with the necessary drivers for you system.)

After installation is complete, you will need to repair your W7 boot loader, cause you probably won't be able to boot W7.
Insert the W7 installation DVD, at the first installation screen select your language etc, and at the second screen select "repair computer".
This will bring the W7 boot loader back, so you can boot W7.

Now you won't be able to load osx!
So boot in Windows 7, and unhide your hidden 200MB partition:

1. In disk management, assign a drive letter for your 200MB hidden partition.

2.Download EasyBCD and add a new boot entry, select MacOS, Generic X86, Add, Save. That's it.

You can now have dual boot with W7 and OSX
Can you tell exactly where you got your Mac OS X??

I currently have Windows 7 Ult. as my main boot drive and I only have one harddrive. 500gb 5400rpm. I have an amd x64 bit dual core processor and 4gb ramI have dualbooted before just not with OS X. I have already made an extra 101gb ntfs partition for MAC OS X PLEASE HELP!!!!(I know that a lot of people say you cant do it with and amd processor. I have had several people do it before I would just like to know EXACTLY how you did it. where you got everything to dit, etc.) Thanks in advance!
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21 Mar 2010   #103
joepolask

Windos 7
 
 

Hello Guru Limneos,

Your post for dual booting osx86 and win 7 is the best out of all the tutorials i have seen. Please many thanx to Limeos I have been able to fix the dual booting. I have been struggling with it for weeks now, but I think I'm really happy hackintosh user.
ALL the best and thanks again

Joepolask
GH.
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27 Mar 2010   #104
toshiokyle

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by limneos View Post
Hello pmcgarr

I have dual boot W7 and OSX 10.5.6.

All you need to do is first , install W7. Then, create a new partition for your osx within W7 , format it as fat32 or ntfs and set to to be "active".

Then run the osx installation and before you start the install, go to Utilities and "disk utility" , select the partition you created from W7 and format it as Journaled (don't delete it!).

Then, install as you would normally, selecting this partition as your installation target. (don't forget to customize your OSX installation with the necessary drivers for you system.)

After installation is complete, you will need to repair your W7 boot loader, cause you probably won't be able to boot W7.
Insert the W7 installation DVD, at the first installation screen select your language etc, and at the second screen select "repair computer".
This will bring the W7 boot loader back, so you can boot W7.

Now you won't be able to load osx!
So boot in Windows 7, and unhide your hidden 200MB partition:

1. In disk management, assign a drive letter for your 200MB hidden partition.

2.Download EasyBCD and add a new boot entry, select MacOS, Generic X86, Add, Save. That's it.

You can now have dual boot with W7 and OSX

Thanks sir for the step by step guide but how can i do the RED part?
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27 Mar 2010   #105
Mitch656

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

were do people find these copies of OSX

i really want one!
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27 Mar 2010   #106
Dragonfly

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 & 64 -(Boot Camped Snow Leopard on a Mac Mini)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mitch656 View Post
were do people find these copies of OSX

i really want one!
You can buy a copy of OSx from any Apple store. Be aware the EULA requires you to install it only on Apple hardware (but that doesn't seem to bother most hackintoshers).
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27 Mar 2010   #107
toshiokyle

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

hi again everyone i'v got a PANIC after installing the OSX 10.5.6 iPC Final
Quote:
warning: invalid kernel ip, won't attempt to handle trap
Please contact the Voodoo Kernel dev-team with a photo of the information printed below, along with a description of your
system configuration and what you were doing at the time that the kernel panic occurred. We apologize for the inconvenience.
panic(cpu 0 caller 0x001A8FFD): Kernel trap at 0x0019a8c2, type 14=page fault, registers:
CR0: 0x8001003b, CR2: 0x0000001c, CR3: 0x00f4f000, CR4: 0x000006e0
EAX: 0x286ab2e5, EBX: 0x0000001c, ECX: 0x03b27d60, EDX: 0x0000001c
CR2: 0x000001c, EBP: 0x2e2afe18, ESI: 0x0000001c, EDI: 0x340fe000
EFL: 0x00010002, EIP: 0x0019a8c2, CS: 0x00000008, DS: 0x0000000c
Error code: 0x00000000
Debugger called: <panic>
Backtrace (CPU 0), Frame : Return Address (4 potential args on stack)
0x2e2afc68 : 0x12b0bvbo mapping exists for frame pointer
blahblahblahblah
blahblahblahblah
blahblahblahblah
blahblahblahblah
Backtrace terminated-invalid frame pointer 0xbffff628
BSD process name corresponding to current thread: Launchd
Mac OS version:
9E25
Kernel version:
Darwin Kernel Version 9.5.0@ Sat Dec 6 19:39:54 IST 2008; Voodoo; Release 1.0 :xnu-1228.7.58/BUILD/obj/RELEASE_I386
Any help? thanks again
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27 Mar 2010   #108
Arc

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Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Insider Preview 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by toshiokyle View Post
hi again everyone i'v got a PANIC after installing the OSX 10.5.6 iPC Final
Quote:
warning: invalid kernel ip, won't attempt to handle trap
Please contact the Voodoo Kernel dev-team with a photo of the information printed below, along with a description of your
system configuration and what you were doing at the time that the kernel panic occurred. We apologize for the inconvenience.
panic(cpu 0 caller 0x001A8FFD): Kernel trap at 0x0019a8c2, type 14=page fault, registers:
CR0: 0x8001003b, CR2: 0x0000001c, CR3: 0x00f4f000, CR4: 0x000006e0
EAX: 0x286ab2e5, EBX: 0x0000001c, ECX: 0x03b27d60, EDX: 0x0000001c
CR2: 0x000001c, EBP: 0x2e2afe18, ESI: 0x0000001c, EDI: 0x340fe000
EFL: 0x00010002, EIP: 0x0019a8c2, CS: 0x00000008, DS: 0x0000000c
Error code: 0x00000000
Debugger called: <panic>
Backtrace (CPU 0), Frame : Return Address (4 potential args on stack)
0x2e2afc68 : 0x12b0bvbo mapping exists for frame pointer
blahblahblahblah
blahblahblahblah
blahblahblahblah
blahblahblahblah
Backtrace terminated-invalid frame pointer 0xbffff628
BSD process name corresponding to current thread: Launchd
Mac OS version:
9E25
Kernel version:
Darwin Kernel Version 9.5.0@ Sat Dec 6 19:39:54 IST 2008; Voodoo; Release 1.0 :xnu-1228.7.58/BUILD/obj/RELEASE_I386
Any help? thanks again
That,s (not exactly, but almost) what I got with iATKOS v5
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27 Mar 2010   #109
toshiokyle

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by limneos View Post
Hello pmcgarr

I have dual boot W7 and OSX 10.5.6.

All you need to do is first , install W7. Then, create a new partition for your osx within W7 , format it as fat32 or ntfs and set to to be "active".

Then run the osx installation and before you start the install, go to Utilities and "disk utility" , select the partition you created from W7 and format it as Journaled (don't delete it!).

Then, install as you would normally, selecting this partition as your installation target. (don't forget to customize your OSX installation with the necessary drivers for you system.)

After installation is complete, you will need to repair your W7 boot loader, cause you probably won't be able to boot W7.
Insert the W7 installation DVD, at the first installation screen select your language etc, and at the second screen select "repair computer".
This will bring the W7 boot loader back, so you can boot W7.

Now you won't be able to load osx!
So boot in Windows 7, and unhide your hidden 200MB partition:

1. In disk management, assign a drive letter for your 200MB hidden partition.

2.Download EasyBCD and add a new boot entry, select MacOS, Generic X86, Add, Save. That's it.

You can now have dual boot with W7 and OSX
Me again, how do i unhide the hidden partition? anyone? thanks..
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27 Mar 2010   #110
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by toshiokyle View Post
Me again, how do i unhide the hidden partition? anyone? thanks..
As no drive letter is assigned to the system reserved partition, it doesnot show in explorer. So you are to assign a drive letter to it.

Right click on my computer icon on desktop and select "manage". The computer management window will open up. Now click on the "disk management " on the left side pane. Your hard disks and partitions thereof will be displayed.

Now right click on the "system reserved" partition, and click on"change drive letter and paths" . A dialog box named "change drive letter and paths for system reserved" will appear then.Click on the "add" button thereof. in the upcoming " add drive letter or path" dialog box, you will see "assign the following drive letter" is automatically checked, and the drive letter next to your last one is automatically there. Just click on ok.

But friend, if you really want to do it, do at your own risk, and make a backup of your system before doing it.
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