Downloading to a Mac and having troubles

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    Teedlepeep New Member

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    I am using a Mac Lap Top that has been partitioned to also boot to 32bit Windows Vista. The Vista side is now coming up with a black screen and won't boot. So I bought the repairable CD's, downloaded into the Mac side, but I can't open it ... I also downloaded the CD burner, but that won't open either. Basically I have no idea how to get this onto disk so I can try to repair the windows side.

    I just plain need help here :)
     
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    mqudsi Mostly Harmless Staff Member

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    File menus on Mac are at the top of the screen, not the top of the app.
     
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    Thanks .... got it burned to disk .... the computer recognizes the disk (gives me an option to use it when I boot and hold the option key) then it goes to a hit any key screen and freezes.. any ideas ???
     
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    Sometimes a damaged (unbootable) partition can stop the repair disk booting too (it tries to read the OS partition).
    You might need to run a chkdsk against it before the repair disk can boot. Unfortunately that's also an option on the command prompt page of the CD which is unreachable.
    I don't know if the Mac side can do the equivalent against an NTFS partition, but if not you can get a free bootable partition manager which will check (and repair) the file system.
     
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    That's something a Linux-based repair CD wouldn't face.... (/silverlining)
     
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    and something that if I wasn't forced to use PC based software for ONE program I wouldn't have to use ... sadly the partition manager didn't work either
     
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    Do you mean that you couldn't get the Partition Manager to work, or that fixing the file system didn't help ?
     

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