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Bootcamp no longer boots after partitioning

I used Mac OS X and Windows 7 with bootcamp for months without any problem. I had a total of 4 partitions: Macintosh HD, Recovery HD, Untitled (my windows boot drive) and Windows (I don't know what it ...
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Windows 8.1 - black and white after MS logo on bootcamp

Late 2013 macbook pro with retina display. The laptop display turns black and white when the logon screen appears. The screen is color when the MS logo and loading icon is spinning and when the full ...
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1answer
4k views

Create Windows 8.1 USB Boot Disk to Boot in OSX Maverick

After I installed Mac OSX Maverick 10.9 to my Mac Computer. I have a problem with installing Microsoft Windows 8.1 into my Mac my using Bootcamp. I try some third party software such as Win USB Boot ...
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1answer
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Very Slow Boot Time Windows 7 with SSD

I've spent the last few days trawling the net trying to find a solution to the very slow win7 boot but have come up with nothing so far. Im running Win7 Pro in bootcamp on a Macbook Pro with an SSD ...
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0answers
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How to make a USB flash drive bootable for Linux on an iMac? [duplicate]

I want to make a USB flash drive bootable on my Mac (iMac 12,1), so I can run a live version of any Linux-derivate and check for viruses on my Boot Camp partition. I've already tried creating one ...
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1answer
852 views

Formatted a Bootcamped drive as a dynamic disk, now can't boot to either Mac or Windows

I was trying to create an extra partition to get a file from the Windows side of my Macbook Air to the Mac side, and I accidentally made the disk dynamic without realizing it. I am now unable to boot ...
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2answers
446 views

Converted Macbook Disk to Dynamic. Is there a fix for this?

I realize this question has been asked before, but I have other questions too. Firstly though, I have a MacBook with dual boot Mountain Lion and Windows 8. I tried to partition the hard drive from ...
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0answers
389 views

Disable XP disk check using FAT32

Right now I'm using Windows XP and Macintosh on my MacBook Pro via Bootcamp. Sometimes my XP would crash and when I restarted it it would have to go through disk check, although it says I can skip it ...
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0answers
223 views

Bootcamp with Win7 works, Mac partition doesn't

I just installed Windows 7 on the boot camp partition on my old Powermac G5 running 10.5.8. I started by using the boot camp assistant (I think version 2.0) to repartition the drive. I then tried to ...
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1answer
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Booting Solaris from Hard Disk or USB..?

Does anyone know how to boot Solaris 11 form an internal/external HDD? I have already done dual boot form CD ROM. I just need to knoww how to boot from a USB Flash Drive and/or a HDD.
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2answers
999 views

Impossible to configure boot on Macbook Pro

I have a Macbook Pro with a bootcamp running both Mac OS X Snow Leopard and Windows 7. From Mac OS, I did a restart under Windows 7 but since I had not been using Windows for a long time, I ...
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2answers
110 views

boot window 7 from external HD

I run windows 7 using bootcamp on my mac. I have backed up my windows 7 partition using driveimage xml to an external HD creating an exact clone. I would now like to try to boot windows directly off ...
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1answer
467 views

How to install Mac OS on Quicksilver PowerDesk G4 with blank hard drive

I have a Quicksilver PowerDesk G4 and the hard drive is blank and also I have no boot disc. What should I do then? Would burning a Mac OS 9.2.1 installion disc using a Mac computer and the IS960 ...
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1answer
858 views

mac bootcamp - showing hard drive selection on boot

Is there an option that always make the hard drive boot selection visible? My current method is always pressing the option key on start up. This is what i mean:
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2answers
16k views

MacBook grey screen at boot, cannot press any keys

This morning my Macbook Pro (2011 model), decided it didn't want to boot, and is stuck at the grey screen. The startup chime happens, but then stays on a blank grey screen. This seems to be for no ...
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3answers
780 views

Migrate unbootable Windows 7 installation

Until several months ago, I had a 64-bit installation of Windows 7 running very smoothly through Boot Camp on my iMac (iMac7,1). I was going to give the computer to my parents, and to spruce it up, I ...
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1answer
1k views

Boot Camp Control Panel does not show my Startup Disk as an option

I have successfully installed an OCZ RevoDrive3 X2 (a PCI-Express card which behaves like an SSD drive) in a Mac Pro workstation, and restored a Windows image on it using Shadow Protect IT Edition. My ...
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2answers
1k views

2011 i7 Macbook Pro unable to boot from any Windows CD?

I'm encountering issues installing Windows alongside my Lion install. I'm attempting to install from the internal SuperDrive, after using Boot Camp to partition what was a single, HFS+ volume. When ...
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2answers
1k views

Update MAC EFI to EFI 2.x

I've been doing a lot of research about installing Windows on Mac - without having a MBR and such. I'm trying to create a pure GPT/EFI system without MBR. Currently, Mac Bootcamp creates a hybrid ...
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3answers
6k views

Make BOOTCAMP partition active/bootable on Snow Leopard

I upgraded my main hard drive which had a bootcamp partition on it. I made a DMG of the boot camp partition and then later restored it on a new partition (on the new drive) using Boot Camp Assistant. ...
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1answer
1k views

Can't get past bootcamp Windows logo, freezes immediately after picking boot partition — Windows 7 x64

I had a fine install of Windows 7 alongside Snow Leopard. I had a power outage, and Windows restarted. When I booted via the "Hold Option" sceen, it started hanging at the grayscale "Windows logo" ...
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1answer
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macosx not recognizing held down keys on boot

I'm running fully updated snow leapord on a new model imac. I am unable to boot into macosx. I do have build 7600 of windows 7 that the computer will automatically boot to. I do not have the ...
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6answers
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Boot Camp: is it possible to restart directly to Windows from Mac OS X?

With the Boot Camp tools installed on Windows, there's an option for rebooting directly to Mac OS ("Restart in Mac OS X" from Boot Camp system tray item). But is this possible in the opposite ...