When you say that you started the Mac and went to the Mac partition, what exactly do you mean?
If the Mac booted correctly, then your Home folder is intact and working correctly.
What, exactly, is this "Mac" partition and what is the other partition used for? Does the other partition have OSX installed on it
I have a partitioned macbook pro, and I tried to get hdmi with a tv to work, which it didnt. I couldnt get my screen to show up again, so I had to hard restart the computer. When I turned the computer on again and went to the Mac partition, my preferences were all messed up, my background was changed, I cannot access the finder, and I get the error message...
"The home folder for user "xxxx" isn't located int he usual place, or can't be accessed." basically I can't do anything, and I am freaking out. What do i do?