Thread: Help with Windows 7 and Bootcamp
05-25-2010, 02:05 PM #1Help with Windows 7 and Bootcamp
Hi guys, so I think I just made my macbook useless
I switched to mac like...2 months ago and I was very happy and stuff, but I wanted to run some applications (like FL studio) that mac doesnt support.
I took my copy of windows 7 and started the bootcamp assistant.
Now the real problem. After selecting my partition, lenguage, etc a window appeared that said:
Copying Windows Files
Expanding Windows Files
Stuff *final step*
When it reached the final step it said "Setup will continue after restart". But after restart nothing happened...I get a black screen for hours and nothing else happens. Now...my windows cd still there and I cant find the way to restart and go to mac. Everytime I restart a white screen appears and then a black screen appears and nothing else.
what to do? Is there something like a manual cd ejection? Or I am plain screwed?
Any help will be greatly appreciated
(Sorry for my grammar-bad english)
EDIT: And yes, I just read that "Bootcamp (save yourself hours....)" thread and yes, I totally deserve this.
05-25-2010, 02:12 PM #2
You could hold the D key when it boots up to boot from the internal drive to see what happens.
There should be an eject button on your keyboard but if it does not eject I think you can hold down the mouse button and it will work.MBP 2.53GHz Intel
Custom-built gaming rig with ATi HD5850, 6GB DRR3 and AMD Phenom II 3.2GHz
05-25-2010, 03:31 PM #3
Ok I managed to install windows but now everytime I start my macbook windows starts...what to do? I have been told to hold tab key but that doesnt seem to work.
05-25-2010, 04:43 PM #4
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If you hold down "Option" when powering on, it should opt for which partition (OS X or Windows) to boot from.
In Windows the Boot Camp control panel applet can control the default OS, and OS X has a similar utility.
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