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XP running on Mac bootcamp wont boot up [Closed]

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received a bogus email from FedEx the other day, thought it was real as package had shipped, bottom line when the puter shut down and restarted in the OS side, I was unable to get the windows XP side to boot up. Get black screen with flashing cursor at top left. Able to access most files from the mac side, but not sure how to proceed.

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Hello nystars1,

Welcome to Geekstogo,

This will be interesting as I have never worked with a Mac before.

Be aware that these instructions are at you own risk.

My best guess is that this should work with a bit of help from you but I don't know for sure.

Moving on after my rant :lol:

This is a way to access your computer using a disk we will create.

Before starting you might like to print these instruction out so that you know what you are doing

  • Download OTLPE.iso and save it somewhere you can get it.
  • Insert a writable blank CD/DVD in your CD drive and click on the OTPLE.iso to burn a CD. NOTE:
  • Reboot your infected system using the boot CD you just created.
Note : If you do not know how to set your computer to boot from CD follow the steps here
  • The CD needs to detect your hardware and load the operating system...can take a bit of time, just be patient :)
  • Your system should now display a Reatogo desktop.
    Note : as you are running from CD it is not exactly speedy
  • Double-click on the OTLPE icon.
  • Select the Windows folder of the infected drive if it asks for a location
  • If asked "Do you wish to load the remote registry", select Yes
  • If asked "Do you wish to load remote user profile(s) for scanning", select Yes
  • Ensure the box "Automatically Load All Remaining Users" is checked and press OK
  • OTL should now start.
  • Press Run Scan to start the scan.
  • When finished, the file will be saved in drive C:\OTL.txt
  • Copy this file to your USB drive if you do not have internet connection on this system.
  • Right click the file and select send to : select the USB drive.
  • Confirm that it has copied to the USB drive by selecting it
  • You can backup any files that you wish from this OS
  • Please post the contents of the C:\OTL.txt file in your reply.

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