Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Macbook Pro wont boot bootable cds.

    Member Since
    Jun 22, 2008
    Posts
    9
    Macbook Pro wont boot bootable cds.
    I am trying to boot off of a bootable cd via my external firewire dvd-drive on my Macbook Pro, I hold down C and a little folder comes up with a question mark and it blinks a couple of times, my external dvd-drive starts spinning and the light blinks.. it then gets to the apple logo and sits there, and the drive stops spinning. It always does this. Only way to get past it is by turning off the power. This also is stopping me from being able to do Bootcamp. Whats weird though is I am able to boot off the Snow Leopard install dvd just fine..

    Any idea on why this is happening? The drive listed in the little boot menu when I hold down option but it just sits at the apply logo screen. Unless I have the Snow Leopard dvd is in it, it wont boot.

  2. #2
    Macbook Pro wont boot bootable cds.
    scathe's Avatar
    Member Since
    Jan 12, 2009
    Location
    Prague, Czech Republic
    Posts
    1,096
    Specs:
    2,4Ghz 15" unibody
    Did you try holding down the option(alt) key instead of c?

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. MacBook Pro wont boot
    By Mateofromde in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 11-14-2012, 06:51 PM
  2. Macbook Pro wont boot
    By simplyfinn in forum OS X - Operating System
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 10-17-2011, 12:08 AM
  3. MacBook Pro wont boot? Help?
    By buyit_newbie in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 10-13-2010, 05:41 PM
  4. bootable CDs won't boot
    By tonio666 in forum Running Windows (or anything else) on your Mac
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 03-27-2010, 12:03 PM
  5. my ibook wont boot cds
    By eilyasjaan in forum Apple Notebooks
    Replies: 7
    Last Post: 08-27-2009, 03:48 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •