My wife has an Intel Macbook she uses for work, mostly runing windows via Boot Camp. Several days ago, the XP side refused to boot. OSX seemed fine. I updated the firmware & software, dl's BootCamp 1.1.2, & am attempting to reinstall XP. However, it is stuck at 34% on the format operation. Been sitting there about 1.5 hours. I'm not too familiar with Macs, but I have loaded XP a million times on various machines & don't recall ever seeing this. I'm wondering if the hdd is hosed (posted here not in the alternate OS section because I'm thinking it's a hardware issue). Is there a utility I can run from OSX which will check the HDD? At present, the drive is partitioned 25 gig OSX, 75 gig XP. Any suggestions appreciated.